For the second day in a row, the Arba'een first visitors began to arrive in the holy city of Karbala, to perform the rituals of Ziyarat Arba'een; marking the forty day after martyrdom of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), amidst service, medical and security measures.
Visitors walking to Karbala are currently arriving to the southern governorates (Muthanna - Diwaniyah), in addition to those coming from Maysan and Wasit governorates, and visitors take many paths to reach Karbala, and some of them go to Ziyarat of the Commander of the Faithful (peace be upon him) in the province of Najaf, then continues to Karbala from the Najaf-Karbala axis. And the other part heads to Babylon Governorate across its administrative borders with Diwanyia Governorate and then to Karbala, and there are some of them, especially visitors from Maysan Governorate, head to Wasit Governorate and then taking two directions, one in the direction of Diwaniyah and the other towards Babylon and Then to Karbala.
While some of the visitors who arrived to perform the Ziyarat early every year at this time because they are associated with service and condolence processions in their governorates, and they come to perform the Ziyarat then return with their processions, while the other part performs the Ziyarat and returns home.
On the other hand, the processions and the marquees of the Hussayni service spread inside and outside the Holy City and on all its roads, whether from the people of the city or the rest of the Iraqi governorates, have begun their preparations early to be honored by providing service to the Husseini love caravans, rushing to be honored by this service they were longing for amid preventive as a result of the repercussions of the Corona epidemic.
On the other hand, the al-Abbas's (P) Holy Shrine announced its full readiness to receive the guests of Aba Abdullah al-Hussayn and his brother Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon them both). It has prepared a security, service, and medical plan for receiving them in line with the current circumstances, starting from its external compounds up to the holy shrine, commensurate with the millions of visitors expected to arrive in the next few days.