The Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine sent a delegation from its various departments to provide support to the staff of the holy shrine of Imam al-Hadi and Imam al-'Askari (peace be upon both of them), in conjunction with the commemoration of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Hassan al-'Askari (peace be upon him) in Samarra.
The head of the delegation, Mr. Ahmed Shaker Hashem, stated that "the delegation consists of elite employees of the Departments of Maintaining Order and Square between the Two Holy Shrines, the Departments of Courtyard Care and Service Affairs, the Department of Development and Sustainable Development, as well as the Department of Vehicles, Processions and Religious Affairs, as well as the participation of the Medical Affairs Division, as all these departments and divisions participated to provide various services to the visitors of the two imams (peace be upon them)".
"Part of the services we provide was to spread among visitors, in order to maintain security among them, that is, the practical system is similar to intelligence work, the aim of which is to detect suspicious cases and hand them over to the holy shrine of Imam al-Hadi and Imam al-'Askari (peace be upon them), to deal with them in accordance with the legal and regular procedures in force," he added.
"We have joined efforts with the Services Department at the holy shrine in Samarra to remove waste and distribute water, we have provided four vehicles dedicated to transporting waste, in addition to six vehicles for transporting water, and a number of busses to transport visitors free of charge, from the checkpoints to the nearest possible point to the shrine," he said.
Hashem pointed out that "the medical staff has equipped an integrated team to provide health aid for emergency cases that may occur during the Ziyarat, while the work of the brothers in the Processions Department was to supervise the smooth entry of processions to and from the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Hadi and Imam al-'Askari (peace be upon them).