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Iraqi transport minister’s 7,000 year airport claim mocked

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Iraqi social media users have been mocking Transportation Minister Kadhum Finjan Al-Hamami after he made extraordinary claims that the first airport to have been established on planet earth was by the Sumerian civilisation almost 7,000 years ago.

“The first airport that was established on planet earth was in this place,” indicating the city and climes surrounding Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar Province, 370 kilometres southeast of the capital Baghdad.

Not content with this bold claim, Al-Hamami added that angels “were all Sumerian” and that “Sumerian spaceships used to launch from here towards the other planets.”

Ancient civilisations that developed in the geographical area of modern day Iraq such as the Babylonians, Akkadians and Sumerians made numerous contributions to the overall development of human civilisation with such inventions as writing and agricultural methods.

However, Al-Hamami’s comments appear to attribute far greater scientific and technical advancement to the civilisations that formed within the area commonly described as the Cradle of Civilisation.

Social media responses ranged from disbelief to outright mockery.

“I swear to God, this isn’t a joke,” one Iraqi going by the pseudonym of Shimmariya Al-Iraq tweeted in disbelief.

“Iraqi transport minister’s hallucinations about spaceships in Nasiriyah proves that the [Haidar] Al-Abadi government is full of fools, hashish addicts and the most worthless of humanity,” another user, Dawood Al-Basri, said.

An Iraqi Al Jazeera journalist, Amer Al-Kubaisi, tweeted: “Can you believe that this imbecile is the current Iraqi transportation minister? I thank Allah for the blessing of a brain.”

This is not the first scientific gaffe made by senior politicians and members of the Iraqi cabinet. Last year, current Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Ja’afari insisted that the source for Iraq’s two main rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, flowed from Iran and not from Turkey.

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  • Mark Lanckmans

    Well done Mr Al-Hamami….for bringing this to light! Can anyone else explain the thousands of ziggurats , gigantic megalithic monuments and amazing structures that lie in ruins around the world ?…..the reason the Almighty Creator brought about the flood was because of the problem caused by the fallen angels and their genetic manipulation with human women causing the giants who made havoc in the earth thousands of years ago.Many ancient writings confirm this and the ruined artifacts remain in plain sight as a warning to us..does anyone have a better explanation for these ? The problem is that we do not learn as we are now adopting the same practises that went on at the time of Noah.Genetic manipulation of the species creating hybrids and terrible mutant creatures hidden in secret laboratories in the name of wicked science.When we again start to manipulate the coding to life via genetic interference (just like the fallen angels did to make the giants) then we are playing with fire Our creation is very soon going to become cleansed by fire from the Creator —–we are seeing the outworkings of this in the middle east as I type ……the prophecies are soon to come to conclusion…then a new order will be established for 1000 years – peace will come but not by human hand ! The earth is about to go through the bearing down pains of a woman in labour –she is about to give birth to an era nobody is expecting WTS !

    • Andy Gates

      “Can anyone else explain the thousands of ziggurats , gigantic megalithic monuments and amazing structures that lie in ruins around the world ?”

      Sure: Piles of stone are a long-lived structure.

      • Mark Lanckmans

        Very true!

      • EL ZORRO

        And what about the Egyptians Pyramids, that even today WE can’t build one like that.

  • Christopher Kling

    It is a shame people tend to mock this kind of statements. A LOT of insiders and whistleblowers are confirming alien presence and also earthly secret space programs where we have access to other solar systems. If instead of mocking people actually would spend some time researching all the hundreds of highly educated people that have stepped forward from the military and other reliable sources that needs to be scrutinized instead of mocked.

    If people weren’t brainwashed into mocking such things and instead research it and then made the conclusion to mock or not, then we probably would have all the secret technology and a whole new world before tomorrow. So its kinda sad when all the effort from insiders and whistleblowers is disregarded, because they have information that literally can change the world.

  • EL ZORRO

    “The first airport that was established on planet earth was in this place,” indicating the city and climes surrounding Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar Province, 370 kilometers southeast of the capital Baghdad”…And He is 100% correct, those Sumerians where NO Iraqis, they where the “gods” lower case, and WE are their descendants, when THEY have sexual relations with the daughters of man.