Director of the Office of His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life)
participates in the reception of the first aircraft of the Indian Airlines, and
stresses the importance of expanding relations.
As part of the project to support the air transport and enhance the
Iraqi-Indian relations and after a 30-year interruption of the
The Director of the Office of the Eminence (may Allah prolong his life)
welcomed the invitation of the Indian Embassy to receive the first Indian plane
and the Najaf airport with an official delegation including representatives of
Iraq and India.
Sheikh Ali Najafy confirmed to the media that this line reduces the
difficulties of travel, especially economic, for the Indian believers wishing
to travel to the holy city of Najaf and other holy shrines in Iraq, and from
the Iraqi side is a facility to treat Iraqi patients seeking treatment in
India, where there are many difficulties and abundant claims by Iraqi patients
for the existence of such an important line.
It is worth mentioning that His Eminence Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy in his
trip to the Republic of India in 2016 and meeting with a number of officials in
India stressed the importance of expansion of Iraqi-Indian relations and the
opening of a direct flight between the two countries, in the State of India in
order to link to Najaf Ashraf.
For his part, the Indian authorities and on behalf of the Director of
the Indian aviation authorities expressed his thanks and gratitude for the
moral support and efforts exerted by His Eminence Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy on the
success of such projects blessed, noting that the Indian plane of the Indian
Air (Air India) has provided a number of visitors to the holy shrines.
The General Coordinator of the Office of His Eminence (His Highness) in
India, His Eminence Hujjat al-Islam and Muslims, Sayed. Rachid Rizvi, who made
great efforts to support the Iraqi-Indian relations, especially with Najaf.