His Eminence the Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem met with Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Baghdad, and advised for greater communication between different cultures

His Eminence the Grand Ayatollah al-Hakeem met with Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Baghdad, and advised for greater communication between different cultures
2018/12/11

His Eminence, the Grand Ayatollah al-Sayyid Muhammed Saeed al-Hakeem, received the Norwegian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq, Tone Allers, along with her aides, on Tuesday 11 December 2018. The guests expressed their appreciation for His Eminence in giving the opportunity for this meeting, and they congratulated the Marji’iyya on the first anniversary of the victory over Daesh.

His Eminence indicated that the victory over Daesh came from the blessings and guidance of God Almighty, as well as the people abiding by their religion and giving their sacrifices for it.

His Eminence called for greater communication between various cultures, and to keep away from bitterness and hate, and this will greatly benefit the people.

The meeting was concluded by the guests thanking His Eminence for this opportunity and appreciating his important advice.

Day Questions

Is it possible to use mouthwash that contains alcohol?

It is permissible to use the mouthwash even if it contains alcohol. If the alcohol in it is such that causes intoxication, then one should not swallow the mouthwash that contains such alcohol.

When it is said that military music is permitted, what does this mean?

What is meant by this is the music that is not for entertainment and does not cause ‘tarab’, i.e. psychological interaction with the music or singing, whether it leads to joy, sadness, pride or any other emotion.