On the occasion of the National Day of the Iraqi Press and the 152-year anniversary of the publication of the first issue of Al-Zawraa newspaper on June 15, 1869, the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad, presented today Tuesday 6/15/2021, best wishes and blessings to the Journalists Syndicate and all our sons of cadres The journalist wished them continued progress and success in their professional career to serve the community and emphasized the free press to keep up with events and developments neutrality to enhance security and stability throughout the country.
The Deputy Speaker of the Council praised the role of the press cadres, and their continuous work in facing security, health, and economic challenges, and conveying the facts and the suffering of citizens with high professionalism. Al-Haddad added, “We call on state institutions and the concerned authorities to pay attention to the segment of journalists, overcome obstacles, and provide the atmosphere and requirements to raise the level of professional performance, for more giving and hard work, and to follow up on humanitarian issues and important files related to the daily public life of citizens. His Eminence recalled in his congratulatory statement the martyrs of the press and free speech who gave their lives for the homeland, calling at the same time the government to take care of the press family and to continue providing support and assistance to them.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Tuesday 15 June 2021