INA publishes the full text of the supreme religious authority

Friday 20th December 2019 - 16:14

INA publishes the full text of the supreme religious authority

 Holy Karbala - INA

The Iraqi News Agency "INA" publishes the text of the second sermon delivered by the representative of the Supreme Religious Authority Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Al-Karbalai today:

Dear brothers and sisters

The country is still living in difficult and worrisome conditions, as different groups of citizens continue to participate in peaceful demonstrations and sit-ins demanding reform, while some of its actors are subjected to assassination, kidnapping and threat, and in return many government departments and educational institutions are forced to close their doors without the necessity of calling for Moreover, the property of some citizens is subject to burning and vandalism, and many complain about the weakness of the state's prestige and some rebel against the laws and regulations regulating public life in the country without deterrence or impediment.

And we pointed out in a previous sermon that the people are the source of powers and from which they derive their legitimacy - as stipulated by the constitution - and accordingly, the nearest and safest way to get out of the current crisis and avoid going to the unknown, chaos, or internal fighting is to return to the people by holding elections Early, after legislating a fair law for it, forming an independent commission to conduct it, and setting up an effective monitoring mechanism at all stages of its work that allows the restoration of confidence in the electoral process.

However, it is noticeable that the approval of the election law has been hindered to this day and the dispute over some of its main articles has been exacerbated. Passing a law not in this capacity will not help bypassing the current crisis.

 And if the election law is approved in an acceptable manner, the role of intellectual elites and national competencies willing to political work to organize their ranks and prepare their programs for the advancement of the country and solve its worsening problems within the framework of studied practical plans comes in order to be ready to present them to the voters at the time of the elections, and education is provided to compete in them not On the basis of regional, tribal, or sectarian affiliations of the candidates, but rather in view of their competence and qualifications and what programs they have applicable to cross the country into a better future, in the hope that the next parliament and the government that emanates from it will play the required role In making the necessary appetite reforms to get rid of the consequences of corruption and quotas and the absence of social justice in the previous period.

In conclusion, we hope that the formation of the new government, which must be a non-controversial government, responds to the requirements of the current stage, and be able to restore the prestige of the state and calm the situation, and hold the upcoming elections in a calm atmosphere far from the side effects of money or illegal weapons and from interference External. God grants success.