Under the slogan "The Hawza the renovation pioneer", the Fourth International Conference on Arabic Language between Authenticity and Innovation, which is organized by the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine in cooperation with the Bahr al-'Ulum charity foundation, was held in its Central Hall in Najaf, in the large presence of religious, cultural and intellectual figures and delegations, researchers of the Hawza and academics from inside and outside Iraq, as well as a number of the Hawza students and guests interested in Arabic language, including the General Secretary of the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him); Sayed Ja'far al-Mosawi, the General Secretary of the Kadhemiyah Holy Shrine; Dr. Jamal al-Dabbagh, and a high-level delegation representing the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, led by its Senior Official; Sayed Ahmad al-Safi, in addition to media professionals.
The conference, which will last for three days, began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran of Sheikh Jasem al-Najafi, then listening to the Iraqi national anthem followed by the anthem of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine; "The tune of pride".
This was followed by the word of the General Secretariat of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine delivered by the member of its board of director; Prof. Dr. Abbas al-Dadah, who highlighted the importance of holding such conference on the Arabic language, which is part of the Iraqi identity.
Then the official of the Khaqani institution; Mohamad al-Khaqani, delivered the word on behalf of the personalities of Najaf, followed by the word of the conferees delivered on their behalf by Prof. Dr. Sa'id al-Zubaidi.
Then his eminence Sayed Mohamad Ali Bahr al-'Ulum, delivered the word of the Bahr al-'Ulum Foundation.
There was a poetic participation of the poet Ma'an Ghaleb Sabah, which verses glorified the martyrs of the holy defense fatwa, who took Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and his companions as their example.
Then a documentary film entitled "Knights of the League" highlighting the history of Najaf and Hawza, its scholars, schools and its religious leagues, such as the reform league and the intellectual league known by its diverse activities, and had the prominent role in its contribution to the manifestation and identification of the religious, intellectual and cultural values of Najaf.
Then the attendees headed to see a photo exhibition that included pictures of a number of religious scholars.