His Eminence, Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem, receives the Romanian Ambassador in Iraq

His Eminence, Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem, receives the Romanian Ambassador in Iraq

His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Al-Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem received the Ambassador of Romania in Baghdad, Mr. Iacob Prada, with his aides.

His Eminence advised on the importance of communication between communities, distant from political and personal motives, in order to embed great human values with societies, and to enable cooperation.

His Eminence also spoke of the role of Marji'iyyah and its complete independence, and its relationship with different levels of society.

The respected guest, Mr. Prada, expressed his gratitude in being able to visit Najaf and meet his Eminence, and he praised the fatherly role of Marji'iyyah for the Iraqi people and beyond.

Day Questions

What does the Islamic Sharia say about the beard and about its length?

When trimming the beard, it is obligatory to leave hair with such length that the person is regarded as having beard.

Is it obligatory to seek the permission of the girl's mother or brother for marriage if her father has died?

If her father and paternal grandfather have died, then there is no need to seek the permission of any of her relatives.

What are the days of the week which are especially recommended to fast on?

It is recommended to fast every Thursday and every Friday, as long as they do not coincide with the day of Eid.

If I am sitting in a place in a cafe and a person is sitting with me with wine or beer, should I go away from that particular place because he has an alcoholic drink?

You should not use same dining table with a person drinking alcohol. If you and that person are dining separately – e.g. you are both using separate trays – but using the same table, or happening to be in the same place, then it is not obligatory to avoid the table.