The Ras Al-Bisha region, the southernmost part of Iraq, witnessed the start of the Arba'een foot march of visitors towards the Holy Karbala, to commemorate the Arba'een of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him).
Marking the start of the march towards the holy city of Karbala, the rituals Foundation held the annual festival of the annual Arba'een march in its eleventh edition, under the slogan (from the sea to the grave) under the auspices of the Office of His Eminence the religious authority Sayed. Mohammed Saeed al-Hakim, and in cooperation with the Husseini bodies and processions in Basra.
The festival was organized in the Ras al-Bisha area of the al-Faw district, south of Basra governorate, in the presence of a number of religious and official figures, in addition to a large gathering of visitors walking towards the shrine of the Master of martyrs; Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him).
The festival witnessed many religious and funeral events, including speeches about the Ziyarat Arba'een and its importance, in addition to poems about the Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them), and at its conclusion, the flag was raised to herald the start of the millions visitors march towards the Holy Karbala.
Sayed. Hassan al-Hakim said that "the people of al-Faw, with the participation of many visitors from inside and outside Iraq, used to set off on the Arba'een March from this region, to apply the slogan (from the sea to the grave) because it is located in the southernmost part of Iraq overlooking the Gulf".
He added that"the festival was held under the auspices of the supreme religious authority in Najaf, and this year witnessed an increase in the number of visitors to this region compared to previous years, and this confirms that the festival has become international".