The Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, sent a cable of congratulation to His Excellency President of the Popular Republic of China, Xi Jinping on the occasion of the lunar New Year. His Eminence extended his wishes and blessings to the President and the friend Chinese people, hoping that this New Year would be filled with positivity and success and highlighting Iraq’s desire to strengthen the relations of friendship and promote areas of collaboration between the two peoples and countries.
 
 
Below is the text of the cable:
 
 
Excellency President of the Popular Republic of China,
Mr. Xi Jinping,

 
Greetings,
Amidst the celebrations held by the Chinese people on the occasion of the Chinese lunar new year, we extend to Your Excellency our warmest wishes, wishing you and the Chinese people success and a new year filled with progress and prosperity. We highlight our desire to strengthen the relations of friendship and reinforce the areas of collaboration between our two peoples and countries.
With all due respect,
 
 
Ammar Al Hakim
Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
Baghdad
5 Rabih Al Thani 1435
5 February 2014