Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, congratulated Dr. Mohamed Fouad Masoum for his election as president of the republic, considering that this significant democratic achievement is a proof of great confidence in Dr. Massoum and reflects a political awareness of the nature of challenges, the political forces’ commitment to democratic mechanisms and constitutional deadlines as well as their determination to move successfully towards building a strong homogeneous team and introducing comprehensive political reforms.
This came in a cable of congratulations sent by his eminence to the president elect Dr. Mohamed Fouad Massoum on the occasion of his election as president of the Republic of Iraq, on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
His eminence expressed his great confidence in Dr. Massoum’s wise capacity to invest the momentum to lead this beloved country, overcome the dangerous turning points that Iraq is experiencing, maintain its unity and achieve the people’s aspirations of prosperity and development. Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim assured that they will be working together through joint efforts to reach the desired goals, expressing his hope that the election of the president would be a good omen to Iraq and its people of all components and affiliations.
 
Below the text of the cable:
 
Excellency Dr. Mohamed Fouad Massoum,
President of the Republic of Iraq,

 
May Allah’s peace, mercy and blessings be upon you, 
We have the pleasure to extend to your Excellency our deep and sincere congratulations on the occasion of your election as president of the Republic of Iraq. This significant democratic achievement is a proof of great confidence in your Excellency and reflects a political awareness of the nature of challenges, the political forces’ commitment to democratic mechanisms and constitutional deadlines as well as their determination to move successfully towards building a strong homogeneous team and introducing comprehensive political reforms.
We are confident in your wise capacity to invest the momentum to lead this beloved country, overcome the dangerous turning points that Iraq is experiencing, maintain its unity and achieve the people’s aspirations of prosperity, development and harmonious coexistence. We will keep making joint constructive efforts together along this road.
We beseech the Almighty to make your election a good omen to the Iraqi people with all its affiliation and components, and He is All-Hearing and Responsive.
 
With all our respect and appreciation to Your Excellency.
Sincerely,
 
 
Ammar Al Hakim
Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
Baghdad
25 Ramadan 1435 AH
24 July 2014 AD