Imam Hussein Shrine receives Iraqi ambassador to Paris


The custodian of Imam Hussein Shrine sheikh Abdul-Mehdi El-Kerbela’ey received the Iraqi ambassador to Paris Haider Esh-Shemreti.


During the meeting, El-Kerbela’ey commended the Iraqi embassy for their cooperation in terms of holding cultural and media events in Paris.


He also said, “We ought to present Imam Hussein’s (Peace Be Upon Him) humanitarian principles,” wishing to hold such events in the world’s capitals based on what suits each and every people.



Esh-Shemreti said that his visit to Imam Hussein Shrine was to open avenues of cooperation with Imam Hussein Shrine to spread the Islamic ideology, the Ahlul-Bayet’s (Peace Be Upon Them) principles, and the history of the holy city of Kerbela.


He said further that Iraq has a great ancient culture, which ought to be presented to the world, especially Paris that cares for the cultural, educational, and global aspects.


He also mentioned that they have been a joint plan to host a number of UNESCO ambassadors in the holy city of Kerbela, in addition to sending a delegation from Imam Hussein Shrine to the UNESCO headquarters for intellectual and cultural exchange.



By: Sabah Et-Taliqani

Translation: Mohammed Alobaidi