The Hussayni service processions began offering their services to the visitors of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon them) in Karbala, with the advent of the holy month of Muharram.
The head of the Department of Hussayni Rituals, Processions and Bodies at the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon them); Sayed Aqeel al-Yasiri, said that "the city of Karbala is witnessing a turnout of visitors coming to perform the Ziyarat of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas(peace be upon them) in the holy month of Muharram".
He added that"the department has opened the way for processions that wish to provide their services to visitors, through granting security licenses and approvals to facilitate the introduction of the necessary materials, as well as allowed the opening of processions in the roads leading to the Two Holy Shrines while maintaining the flow of visitors".
Al-Yasiri continued, "the department, in cooperation with the rest of the Departments of the Al-Abbas's (p) Shrine, provides assistance to the owners of the processions, by providing them with electricity and water pipes, as well as providing umbrellas and amenities needed by those processions that are installed near the Two Holy Shrines, and the department has set a schedule for some processions that will last throughout the days of the Ziyarat".
On the other hand, the head of the rituals department explained that "the movement of the mourning processions is carried out according to an organized plan, by marching through specific streets leading to the Qibla gate of the shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) passing through the Holy Courtyard, and then coming out of the gate of Imam al-Hassan (peace be upon him) to conclude at the shrine of the Lord of martyrs Imam Aba Abdullah al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), marching through a square between the Two Holy Shrines".