In honor of the Great Eid of God, Eid al-Ghadeer, the al-Abbas's holy shrine inaugurated last year, the project to expand the Qibla gate of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) from the inside and to decorate it with Islamic inscriptions and ornaments, in addition to the project to strengthen and re-gild the walls of the Great Iwan, or what is known as (Taremah). The unveiling of these two projects were held (18 Dhu al-Hijjah 1441 AH) corresponding to (August 8, 2020).
The head of the engineering projects department at the al-Abbas's holy shrine, Eng. Dia Majid Al-Sa'egh, explained to the Al-Kafeel network, saying: “The completion of these two projects under these circumstances is an achievement to be added to the series of accomplishments and projects that preceded them, which confirms the ability of Iraqi competencies to implement such projects that combine the originality of the ancient heritage and the modernity of implementation, and what has been implemented is considered an artistic piece of art of great beauty, as its features were drawn to highlight that this entrance leading to the courtyard of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and his holy sanctuary consists of artistic and architectural masterpieces of utmost beauty and splendor. "
As for the director of the company executing these two projects, the Ard al-Quds Construction Contracting Company, Eng. Hamid Majeed, he added: “The Qibla gate to the Shrine of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) has become a unique architectural masterpiece, as we have taken into consideration many matters, including the design touches that preserved the general architectural texture of the holy shrine, and the harmony between all the inscriptions and ornaments of the gate despite their abundance. As for the re-gilding of the walls of the large golden iwan, it also came as a complement to its first stage, which included the parts located on the shoulders of this left and right door, and it will further add the aesthetic aspect to the Holy Shrine and the preservation of its urban facilities, while preserving its architectural and heritage texture with a civilized imprint of durability and high efficiency."