On Thursday morning 16th of Rabi' Al-Awwal 1436 AH corresponding to the 8th January 2015, at the hall of the Seal of the Prophets (prayers and Allah's peace be upon him and his holy Household) at Imam Al-Hussayn's (p) holy shrine, was held the opening ceremony of the eighth academicians conference under the slogan: "We are inspired from the prophetic approach, the ways of coexistence and peace," held within the program of the ninth international cultural festival of the message's spring currently held and sponsored by the two holy shrines of Imam Al-Hussayn and Al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) under the slogan: "The Holy Prophet : The completion of the word and the coalition of the division."
The opening ceremony, which was attended by many academicians, began with the recitation of verses from the holy Quran, followed by the word of the Wasit University that is overseeing the establishment of this conference, delivered by its president, Dr. Abd Al-Razzaq Ahmad Al-Nusayri in which he stated that it was a honour for the University of Wasit to oversee and contribute in this conference hosted by the holy shrines of Karbala, and which aims to promote the tolerance culture.
Followed by the word of the president of the preparatory committee Dr. Mazen Jassem Al-Hassani in which he stated: "Since the two holy shrines of Karbala have chosen the University of Waset to oversee this conference, we have formed preparatory and scientific committees, which have received a large number of research from inside and outside Iraq that were studied by the experts to select 26 research that were distributed to the scheduled conference axes as follows:
1. University of Wasit (5 Research).
2. University of Baghdad (4 Research).
3. University of Babylon (3 Research).
4. University of Basra (2 Research).
5. University of Kufa (2 Research).
6. Mustansiriya University (Bgesan).
7. Diyala University (2 Research).
8. University of Karbala (one search).
9. University of Qadisiya (one search).
10. Maysan University (one search).
11. University of Dhi Qar (one search).
12. University of Samarra (one search).
13: The central technical University (one search).
As well as interesting research of the Hawza's notable teachers.
He concluded saying: "We thank the General-Secretaries of Imam Al-Hussayn and Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrines and all their staff for the extraordinary efforts from the first stages of preparation of this conference up to now, as they are inspired of the selflessness spirit and dedication of Imam Al-Hussayn and his brother Al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them). And, we also present our thanks and gratitude to all researchers for travelling to enrich the conference with their interesting research that have contributed to the achievement of the desired objectives, wishing for them all the success. And finally, we ask the Almighty God to help all of us for the service of the true religion."
Then, the Department of Information at the University of Wasit have exposed a documentary film prepared in cooperation with the two holy shrines, speaking about the role of the religious authority in the promotion of the culture of peaceful coexistence between the Iraqi people and the support of the armed forces along with the members of the popular mobilization who defend the homeland and the faith in the battlefields.
At the conclusion of this ceremony, the researchers succeeded one another to present their researches on the podium.