NOURNEWS - "Mustafa Al-Kadhimi" in an interview with "Nournews" said: "The necessary decisions have not been made yet on how to hold the Arbaeen ceremony this year."
The Iraqi Prime Minister, on the sidelines of a meeting with foreign media representatives in Baghdad on Thursday evening to cover the regional summit, said in response to a question from a Nournews reporter about the participation of Iranian and foreign pilgrims in this year's Arbaeen Grand March: We are especially facing problems that we need to solve.
Al-Kadhimi said that our main and big problem in this regard is the COVID epidemic, adding: "We are currently making a decision in this regard, and next week a decision would be made on how to hold the Arbaeen ceremony."
He emphasized: "We believe that this is a very important pilgrimage, and it has spiritual and spiritual dimensions, and we should try to hold this ceremony successfully."
The Iraqi Prime Minister said that the Health Committee would make the necessary decision in its next meeting in this regard, especially in the presence of foreign pilgrims.