Dr. Mark Baritee, the French ambassador, described the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH) as a historic and civilizational landmark.
He noted that it is part of the Iraqi and international legacy for its religious and moral status.
He expressed his happiness and pride of visiting the shrine for the second time.
Mr. Baritee said in a statement to the Media Centre of the Holy Shrine ‘I saw the developments in the vicinity of the Holy Shrine and the expansion projects which will serve the visitors.
We hope to see more projects to render service to the visitors and the Holy Shrine.