The technical personnel in the mirrors unit of the Department of maintenance at the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, continues its works of the maintenance and renewal of the sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) by removing the damaged mirrors and replacing them with new ones with brilliant colours and beautiful inscriptions. As recently the mirrors works have been conducted in the area of the holy head, reaching 50 % of completion rate.
The head of the Mirrors' Unit Mr. Hassan Sa'eed has explained to Al-Kafeel Network: "The mirrors' maintenance and renewal works of the sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) are continuing in an accelerated pace, as after the completion of the mirrors works in the area of the gate of Imam Mohamad Al-Jawad (peace be upon him) until the gate of Imam Musa Al-Kadhem (peace be upon him) through the maintenance of the walls and covering them with coloured mirrors working on modern designs for the arches, we started the works in the area of the gate of the holy head reaching a completion rate of 50%, hoping to accomplish all works in this area in a month."
He added: "The works have included as usual, the removal of the damaged mirrors and treating the walls' cracks and then arming it with BRC then covering with the mixture of fiber and plaster, to become a in a stronger form and ready to plan carvings for the mirrors on it. As for the recently established lighting in form of a star, there was some changes made through making the surrounding frame in aluminium to be stronger and more beautiful after it was made out of iron."
He continued about the accomplished mirrors works, saying: "The accomplished works are the arches located in the gate of the Euphrates ['Alqami], the gate of Imam Mohammad Al-Jawad (peace be upon him) and also the Quranic inscriptions in the holy dome down to the arches surrounding the holy tomb, and also from the door of the shrine's roof up to the gate of Um Al-Baneen (peace be upon her) and the works are continuous until we finish all mirrors works in the holy sanctuary."
It is to mention that the Mirrors; Unit continues its works of replacing the mirrors of the sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) through removing the damaged mirrors and replacing them with new mirrors with consistent colours to give it more aesthetic.