Revealed why Sistani refused to treat his wife abroad or with a special wing
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Sources close to the supreme authority, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, said his office had received contacts from well-known government and private hospitals inside and outside Iraq, offering treatment to the refuseniks who have been suffering a health relapse for some time.
"Mr. al-Sistani insisted that he should continue to receive treatment at Sadr General Hospital in Najaf and in the general section and not in a private wing," the official Iraqi News Agency reported.
The sources said that "the supreme authority is responsible for thousands of surgical operations for the poor and orphans in the finest hospitals inside and outside Iraq while treating his wife in a public hospital."
For his part, doctors at the Sadr General Hospital in the city of Najaf (160 km south of Baghdad) told the residence of the supreme authority that his eldest son, Mohammad Reza al-Sistani, during his visit to his mother to check on her health had been informed. "We are all confident in you and your actions and convey the peace of Mr. Ali al-Sistani ... "What we want is for there to be no distinction between our patient and the rest of the patients. We and the undersecretary also confirm this, so we hope there will be no discrimination. We are like all the people who are here."
On the other hand, some hospital staff posted on the social networks what they saw from the visit of Muhammad Baqir, the younger son of the Supreme Reference, that he usually sits in the waiting room without being surrounded by the protections that usually come with political officials, which hinder the work in follow-up patient affairs is waiting for permission To enter the patient first and then wearing intensive care clothes if he wants to enter to see his mother as other companions of patients.
Last Friday, Najaf Health Directorate denied reports of the death of Sistani's wife and said in a statement: "There is no truth to what spread just before Sistani's wife died, so it was necessary to mention."
Sistani was born in 1930 in the Iranian city of Mashhad and began his scientific life at the age of five at the school of religious education to learn to read and write and so on.
Al-Sistani is the father of Abu al-Qasim al-Mousawi al-Khoei, who has two sons, Ayatollah Muhammad Reza, Muhammad Baqir al-Husseini al-Sistani and his eldest grandson, Hojjat al-Islam Hassan Mohammad Reza al-Husseini al-Sistani.