Great Islamic scholar of Bahraini and top opposition leader Grand Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim called on Grand Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf.
The local Iraqi media published an image but failed to provide further details of the meeting. Ayatollah Isa Qassim arrived in Najaf in the last week of December 2018.
Sheikh Isa Qassim is considered an icon of democracy for defending the rights of the Bahraini people.
On Thursday afternoon, he participated in a ceremony in Najaf to commemorate the late Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council, who died on Monday after months of battling an illness.
He also met with Ammar Hakim, leader of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq. In the meeting they discussed the latest developments in the Muslim world, the concerns of the followers of the infallible household of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and ways to resolve the problems facing the Islamic Ummah.