?Indonesian Ambassador, H.E. Safzen Noerdin, and all his staff welcomed the visit of Minister Sayyid Saleh Haydani accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Ali Abdullah al-Khatib, on Tuesday (15/4).
Ambassador Noerdin expressed his pride of being the host of Sayyid Saleh's visit to his residence. Minister Sayyid Saleh on his part conveyed his appreciation and recognition towards the Indonesian contribution in preaching the values and spirit of peace. The Indonesian roles in international level such as initiating the non-aligned movement, Minister sayyid called as the manifestation of Indonesian's spirit which love peace.
The ambassador and Sayyid Saleh also discussed how to improve the bilateral relations between Iraq – Indonesia through people to people contact e.g. the mutual visit of the clerics of Indonesia and Iraq. The ambassador took the opportunity to convey his appreciation on the invitation for Indonesian scholars to participate in the Islamic Unity Conference which will be held in London in June 2014.
The ambassador on his part also expressed his plan to invite Iraqi clerics to visit Indonesia in order to have chances to directly observe the atmosphere of brotherhood between mazhabs (Islamic school of thought) including with other faith and religions. Minister Sayyid Saleh warmly welcomed the idea and ready to support it.