The Deputy Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine; Eng. Abbas Musa Ahmad, confirmed that an integrated plan had been drawn up to receive the visitors of the mid- of Sha'ban, in line with the directives of the crisis cell in Ministry of Health, and to provide what is necessary to avoid the transmission or spread of the Corona epidemic and to reduce its risks and prevent it as much as possible.
He added in an interview given to the al-Kafeel Network: “This year the Ziyarat passes in a very exceptional circumstance due to the spread of the Corona epidemic, and this is what prompted the General Secretariat to give this aspect great attention and harness all its means to implement the plans laid down by the Medical Affairs Division at the Holy Shrine, in terms of providing medical and nursing staff with experience and expertise in dealing with any case, in addition to providing sterilization materials, evacuation teams, medical rescue and aid for critical cases, in addition to opening a number of medical detachments in cooperation with the Karbala Health Department, whether inside the holy courtyard of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) or in its surroundings. "
He explained: "Among the procedures is to define paths for entry and exit of visitors to the Holy Shrine, to ensure social distancing as much as possible and reduce crowding that may occur on the day of the Ziyarat. A number of staffs will also be deployed to organize this process."
The Deputy Secretary concluded his speech by saying: “The plan also included security and service parts, and the relevant departments will participate in it. We hope that this plan will achieve its desired results, and provide the best security, service and health services for the visitor."