Al-Sudani confirms the government’s support for the reopening of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Al-Nidal Street

Baghdad, Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed the government’s support for the reopening of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Al-Nidal Street.

A statement from his media office said that Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani received today, Tuesday, a delegation from the General Synod of the Evangelical Seventh-day Adventist Church, headed by Pastor Magdel Izer Schulz, Assistant President of the Church in the World, and his accompanying delegation.

The statement explained that, “The meeting witnessed discussion of the conditions of Iraqi Christians, and the extent of interdependence and brotherhood with the rest of the Iraqi people, as the Prime Minister indicated that the government considers diversity a source of strength for Iraqi society and an addition for the enhancement of unity and social peace, and is working hard to preserve it.”

Al-Sudani affirmed, “The government’s readiness to cooperate in reopening the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Baghdad, as part of its care for the membe
rs of this sect and other sects, inside and outside Iraq.”

He pointed out, “The imminent formation of a directorate in the Prime Minister’s Office concerned with the affairs of the Iraqi community in the world, in order to maintain communication with their country, and to benefit from their experience in construction and reconstruction.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency