Marking the birth anniversary of Lady Fatima az-Zahra (peace be upon her), the Secretariat of the shrine of the loyal companion Maitham ibn Yahya al-Tammar (may Allah be pleased with him) has inaugurated the new grid of its holy sanctuary on Saturday morning the 19th of Jumada II 1438 AH corresponding to the 18th of March 2017.
The inauguration ceremony was held in the holy sanctuary attended by representatives of religious references offices, the head of the Shiite Endowment Sayed Alaa al-Moussawi, the director of the holy shrines and sanctuaries Department Sayed Moussa al-Khalkhali, the Secretary General of the Shiite holy shrines Sheikh Sattar Jizani and the Senior Official of the Imam al-Hussayn's (p) Holy Shrine Sheikh Abd al-Mahdi al-Karbalai, in addition to the general secretaries of the holy shrines or their representatives and some tribal leaders and elders from both inside and outside the province of Najaf.
The ceremony started with recitation of verses from the holy Quran followed by reading al-Fatiha in memory of the martyrs of Iraq, then the word of the Secretary of the holy sanctuary of Maitham al-Tammar (may Allah be pleased with him) Sheikh Khalifa al-Jawhar speaking about the details of the new grid. Then he presented his thanks and gratitude to the presidency of the Shiite Endowment and the General Secretariat of the Shiite shrines for their support of this holy sanctuary, and he also expressed his thanks as well to Mr. Jawad al-Shahristani absolute agent for His Eminence supreme religious authority Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani, the General Secretariat of the Imam Ali's (p) holy shrine, the Senior Official of Imam al-Hussayn's (p) holy shrine His Eminence Sheikh Abd al-Mahdi al-Karbalai, the Senior Official of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine His Eminence Sayed Ahmed al-Safi, and the secretariat of the holy mosque of Kufa for their cooperation.
Then the President of the Shiite Endowment Sayed Alaa al-Moussawi, has delivered his word in which he talked about the shrines scattered across Iraq.
The Secretary General of the Shiite Shrines in Iraq His Eminence Sheikh Sattar al-Jizani has congratulated the Secretariat of the Sanctuary of Maitham al-Tammar (may Allah be pleased with him) for the erection of the new grid, and then thanked the Shiite Endowment and the Department of the holy shrines and sanctuaries in it and all those who contributed in this achievement.
The inauguration ceremony has included some poems such as the poem of the Associate Deputy Secretary-General of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine Mr. Ali al-Saffar about the history of the holy sanctuary.
At the conclusion of this ceremony and amid the cheers, the attendees from the organizers and the guests headed to the inauguration of the grid of faith and loyalty to open it for the visitors.