A delegation from the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine with the servants of the holy shrine and its Sheikhs in the Department of the Religious Affairs to provide logistical support to the fighters of our security forces and the factions of the popular mobilization stationed on the Syrian-Iraqi borders, the area of al-Hadhar and the Thuraya airport near Kairouan area to meet some of their needs of food supplies, winter clothes, blankets and others.
Sheikh Haidar al-'Aredhi of the Religious Affairs Department, who headed the delegation, spoke about this visit: "Under the directives of the His Eminence the Senior Official of al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine; Sayed Ahmad al-Safi and in continuation with what the holy shrine of the logisitical support to the security forces over the past years, which witnessed fierce battles against the ISIL gangs. We went to visit the units stationed on the fronts on the Syrian-Iraqi borders, and also at the front of the al-Hadhar area and Thurayya airport and providing supplies that meet their needs in the winter."
And he added: "Our visit was not limited to this, we have participated with forces in the liberation of Siniyah Island, and we have provided with the support while they were performing their duty to liberate Iraqi lands. In addition to this, we visited the Mujahideen in the Hussayni processions to support them and provide what can be provided to meet their needs."
Sheikh Haidar al-'Aredhi pointed out in his speech the importance of moral support, noting that "The students of the Hawza represent the role of the Religious Authority, and those of them who participate with the Mujahideen in the battlefields, form also a moral support for them."