Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani has received Sheikh Isa Qassim in Najaf, after the latter arrived from London on Thursday (December 27).
Bahrain leading Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim and Iraq’s top religious leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Sistani met in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf on Friday.
Iraqi local media published an image of the meeting, but failed to provide further details.
Ayatollah Isa Qassim arrived in Najaf on Thursday after receiving medical treatment in the UK.
On Thursday afternoon, he participated in a ceremony in Najaf to commemorate Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the late chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council.
He also met with Ammar Hakim, the head of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq in a meeting where they discussed the latest developments of the Muslim world, the concerns of the followers of the infallible household of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and ways to resolve challenges facing the Islamic Ummah.