Iraqi President Meets Top Iraqi Intellectuals and Writers: Intellectual Elites Play Vital Role in the Issues of Concern to the Iraq and People as well


On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih, received a delegation from Iraqi intellectuals and writers. The meeting was held at Al-Salam Palace in Baghdad.
At the beginning of the meeting, President Salih stressed that no effort should be spared to provide support and care to writers, intellectuals and artists in their work, thereby contributing to promote their literary work and their intellectual activities, as well as holding the festivals and cultural events.
The President commended the significant role being played by the Iraqi elite intellectuals and writers in the issues of concern to Iraq and the Iraqis as well. This has been shown through their literary works and activities in different types of arts and activities. Their role in bringing back the country's bright image as well as restoring its position as a center of culture and civilization was also hailed by the President.
The President was briefed by the members of the visiting delegation about the challenges that they face. They expressed appreciation to the President for his support for the cultural community.