His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) welcomed His
Excellency Ambassador Abdullatif bin Jassim Al-Sukran, Chargé d'Affairs of the
Embassy and Consul General of the Kingdom of Bahrain appointed in Al-Najaf and
his accompanying delegation.
His Eminence indicated that governments would raise the
status of people and the country, and we hope that the authorities will be a
caretaker of their people in a way that serves the people and the country.
His Eminence welcomed everything that would advance
Iraqi-Bahraini relations at all levels, calling for the importance of advancing
the strengthening of ties between the two brotherly Arab Muslim peoples, Iraqi
and Bahraini Muslims, especially concerning tourism in the Republic of Iraq.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) considered
the high diplomatic representation in Al-Najaf governorate of the brotherly
Kingdom of Bahrain a great step in extending the lines of Arab and Islamic
convergence between the Republic of Iraq in general and Najaf Al-Ashraf in
particular and the dear Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Bahraini ambassador affirmed Bahrain's effort to
consolidate Iraqi-Bahraini relations, thanking His Eminence (may Allah prolong
his life) for his blessed time, and stressing the importance of Al-Najaf to the