The representative of the Supreme Religious Reference, in the sermon Friday, that "the province of Basra dear and in some other areas has seen these days popular protests reflect the demands of many citizens who suffer from the acute lack of public services as few hours of electricity, despite the high temperatures and lack of destiny Insufficient access to potable water and not to the rest of the necessary uses, as well as the spread of unemployment and lack of employment opportunities and the proper earning and inefficiency of most health institutions, despite the high rates of disease in the province.
Sheikh Abdul-Mahdi al-Karbalai said in the second sermon of the Friday prayer of Al-Husseini Al-Sharif on Friday (July 13, 2018): "We cannot but solidarity with our dear citizens in their true demands, sensing their great suffering and difficult living conditions. - in the past and later - in improving the situation and providing services to them despite the abundance of financial potential, as if they were good to employ and used the experts and expertise in that and managed the institutions of the State professionally away from quotas and favoritism and stood up to the corruption of any party or party or mass of what was Tragic situations as we are witnessing today.
He added that Basra province is the first in the country to provide the country with financial resources, the first in the number of martyrs and wounded who presented them in the battle against the gangs of terrorist gangs and still fill their streets and alleys with the images of thousands of martyrs who sacrificed their lives in order to save Iraq and protect its people and sanctities, But it is never acceptable that this province is one of the most deprived areas of Iraq miserable and deprived, many people suffer from poor living and lack of public services and the spread of diseases and epidemics and most of the young people find opportunities to work to suit their potential and qualifications.
"The officials of the central and local governments are required to deal seriously with the demands of the citizens and work to achieve what can be achieved from them urgently, and to develop a clear and thoughtful program to solve the remaining problems at a growing pace," the senior representative said.
Stressing that this "requires the adoption of a firm and tough policy with the corrupt and prevent their acquisition of the resources of the country in their twisted ways, and the use of experts and talents and those who do not take advantage of the truth to reach a radical solutions to the current crises, away from the fabrication of pretexts and justifications to hold others responsible for what has been going on for years ago The people of this province of dignity and harm, suffering, has tried its people different political blocs in the administration of their province did not find a difference in their situation, but increased misery and misery.
Sheikh Al-Karbalai told the protesters: "Dear citizens, please do not tell them the resentment of the bad situation, to follow non-peaceful and civilized methods of expressing their protests and not to allow some non-disciplined or those with special purposes to attack state institutions and public funds or companies engaged in contracting with the government Iraq, especially that any damage inflicted on it will be compensated from the money of the people themselves. "