The administrative assistant of the Vehicles' Department of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine; Mr. Maitham Abd al-Amir announced that more than 300 vehicles of various capacities have been allocated to contribute in transporting the incoming visitors to perform the Ziyarat of Arba'een in the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), within a plan developed by the department for this purpose, and which began since more than a week, culminating in this day of 20th Safar in the most important axes, which is the axis (Karbala - Hilla).
He added: "Our transport plan was supported by Etihad Food Industries. The garage of the martyr Mu'ayyad was prepared to be used to sustain, clean and fill the vehicles with fuel, as well as a resting place for the drivers whether from affiliates or from the volunteers. We have also opened a mobile repair detachment to repair any malfunction or disruption at any vehicle, with a number of drivers being put in place to replace any driver. ”
"We have also prepared a number of specialized vehicles to contribute to the service plan of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, in addition to ambulances to contribute and participate in the medical plan of the al-Abbas's holy shrine, to transport sick cases to medical evacuation places equipped with all the supplies, especially in light of the spread of the Corona epidemic, in addition to basin wheels that work to transport drinking water from the al-Abbas's holy shrine station to produce water and distributing it to the processions of visitors and service complexes of the Holy Shrine, in addition to vehicles for sanitation and sewage. "He said.
He concluded by saying: “As a result of the exceptionalism of the current circumstance and the repercussions of the Corona epidemic, a set of precautionary and preventive measures have been taken based on the recommendations of the relevant authorities, as the numbers riding in each bus have been determined in addition to isolating the driver’s cabin from the passengers, and there are periodic sterilization work for the vehciles, with other measures to ensure the safety of the visitor and the driver. "