Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), has pointed out to the historic relationship between the religious Marji`iyya and the Iraqi tribes, urging the sheiks and tribal dignitaries and even the government officials to include everyone, to strengthen the relationship and the communication with the people's citizens, to work in a spirit of love and fairness with all of them.
This came up when His Eminence met a large crowd of sheikhs and dignitaries of the tribe of Banu Lam in Baghdad and the rest of Iraqi governorates on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at his Baghdad office.
His Eminence explained that the problems and crises which the New Iraq is facing need a sound vision, plan and understanding, renewing his emphasis that the governorate councils are of a service rather than a political nature, stressing that the motto of "My governorate first" means serving the citizen first rather than serving the party and the personal interests, urging everyone to elect the most competent, the most able and the most sincere candidate and from among the patriotic slates.
His Eminence also lauded the members of the Banu Lam tribe for their famous stances in defending Iraq and Islam, drawing attention to the Banu Lam tribe, like other good Iraqi tribes, represents originality, honorable history and immortal stances.