In the past few days, Mr. Al-Hosseini, the chief editor of the Cultural Magazine of Baraim Al-Maroof, and a member of the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate met with the Grand Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi at the Grand Jurist’s Central Office in holy Qom, Iran. In this meeting, Mr. Al-Hosseini reported on his latest activities. Furthermore, the Grand Jurist underscored the creation of good atmosphere for the Iraqi youth to be attracted and involved in cultural and religious programs.
Several members of Shia Societies Association visited the Offices of Fatima Zahra Cultural and Charitable Institute and Um Abiha Institute in holy Karbala and Babil. During these meetings, both sides exchanged viewpoints on expanding cultural and charitable activities.
In the past few days, the Cultural and Media Center of Annaba hosted a conference in Baghdad to highlight the role of intellectuals in Iraq’s political future. This conference was attended by political analysts, economic experts, and social and media activists. The attendees at this conference studied the reasons for the absence of Iraqi intellectuals in different political arenas.
Several members of Shia Societies Association visited the Cultural and Charitable Institution of Darul Quran Hakim in holy Karbala and met with the managers of this institution. During this meeting, both sides exchanged viewpoints on expanding cultural and charitable activities. It is worth noting that Darul Quran Hakim is supervised by Haji Mostafa Sarraf, the Quran and Adhan reciter of Imam Husayn holy shrine. Darul Quran Institution is affiliated to the Office of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi.
Mr. Sheikh Basim Al-Fartusi, an internationally renowned Quran reciter and a member of Darul Quran board of Imam Ali shrine, Mr. Mohammad Husayn, Matrood, the Quran and Adhan reciter of Imam Ali shrine, and several other popular figures from Baghdad met with the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi at his Central Office in holy Qom, in Iran. In this meeting, the Grand Jurist explained the importance of speech making skills, and emphasized on clarifying the Islamic laws to the people. In the end, Mr. Mohammad Husayn Matrood recited some verses of the holy Quran.
Sheikh Muthanna Al-Rubayi, one of the representatives of the Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in Basra took part in memorial ceremonies of the Iraqi martyrs from the Popular Mobilization Forces. In this event, the representative of the Grand Jurist honored the families of the martyrs and laid emphasis on supporting the volunteer soldiers in defending the sanctities and the country. In the end, the poets and eulogists read a few lines in memory of the Iraqi martyrs and veteran soldiers.
Owing to the efforts of Women Islamic Seminary of Zainabiyah in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, Imam Ali TV website continues its various programs in Indonesian language. Furthermore, Imam Ali TV website presents a full set of prayers, hadiths, narrations and several beautiful quotes from the publications of the Shirazi Family in English. It is worth noting that the Women Islamic Seminary of Zainabiyah in Jakarta is affiliated to the Grand Jurist’s Office.
Following the orders of the Grand Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi, the Cultural Institution of Rasul Azam organized an event to distribute charitable gifts to the needy and orphaned families. In this event, which was attended by members of Rasul Azam Institution, hundreds of orphans and needy families received charitable gifts.
A group of Shia Muslims from India met with the Grand Islamic Authority, Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Qom, Iran. This meeting was part of the pilgrimage trip of these Indian Shias who will visit sacred sites in Iran and Iraq. In this meeting, the Grand Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi prayed for these Indian Shias and wished them a fruitful spiritual journey. In the end, the Grand Jurist gave series of ethical advices to these Indian pilgrims.