Imam Hussein Shrine has sent a delegation accompanied by clerics, researchers, and thinkers to attend a conference on the Iraqi youth and the means of developing their skills and instilling patriotism in them.
The conference held in Cyprus was sponsored by PRIO and CSIME international organizations and al-Kelimeh Center of Grand cleric Sayyid Mohammed Se’eed al-Hekeem. The conference shed light on the means of developing the educational system in Iraq and how to render the Iraqi youth more patriot. The delegation delivered two researches: the firs one was about the “Dimensions of Performance and Dimensions of Internal and External Threats” delivered by the representative of Imam Hussein Shrine Sayyid Afdhel Esh-Shami, in which he talked about the importance of patriotism. Ezz Ed-Deen al-Hekeem said that it is important to find a better means of achieving peaceful coexistence, and to improve the skills of the Iraqi youths by spreading religious foundations, studies centers, and civil society organizations within the Iraqi society. Ara Abdalian, father at the Baptist Church in Baghdad – Iraq, delivered a speech in which he talked about the national identity and the religious identity as well as the necessity of peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians. Imam al-Kadhim University dean talked about how feeble the education system in Iraq is as well as the lack of prospects the Iraqi universities are now suffering from.