Under the supervision and the field follow-up by the Department of Engineering Projects in the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, the Anwar Al-'Imlaq Co. for General Contracting has ended recently the central kitchen project of the procession of the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine on the road (Karbala - Najaf) within the specified period and in accordance with the highest standards of international quality followed in the construction of such projects.
The project that comprises a series of service projects established by the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, will work on the development and the upgrading of the services provided to visitors, especially during the days of millions of visitors since its actual area helps add new types of food and cuisine that will be presented during the visits (zyarat), for the increase of both the quantity and the quality, which is one of the most important ambitions of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine when setting up this project, as its ultimate goal is to serve visitors in the best of ways, devoting most of its projects on this basis.
The project will be built on an area of land estimated at about (630 m2), noting that the finest materials were used in its inception. This project includes a number of places that would be allocated for the cooking, services and storage in addition to the direction of the project, as well as a range of systems that took into account its specificity, including electricity, alarm and fire alarm systems, in addition to the specific system of (grounding), as well as the control and cameras system. The project includes also an integrated water system of nutrition, sanitation, air-conditioning and other systems dedicated for ventilation.
It is to mention that the outer guest house of the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine located on the road (Najaf - Karbala) witnesses an evolution and a diversity in the level of services provided for visitors, especially in the seasons of millions visitors, and because the old kitchen does not meet these quantity and quality requirements after the growing numbers of visitors, the General Secretariat of the Al-Abbas' (p) holy shrine has deemed important to establish a place dedicated to conducting cooking, a store for dry and fresh foods and equipping them with the newest means, equipment and special devices.