During his visit to Basra governorate, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), met on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, His Eminence Sayyid Muhammed Rida al-Battat, representative of the Marji`iyya (highest religious authority) in the governorate.
During the meeting, a discussion went on about the overall conditions in the country and the security and service matters in the governorate. There was emphasis on the importance of awarding Basra governorate the necessary attention and to provide the means of a dignified life for its residents.