In the presence of the Eminence; the Senior Official of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, the Department of the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs has held on Tuesday afternoon the 16th of Sha'baan 1438 AH corresponding to the 23rd of May, 2017 in the hall of Imam al-Hassan (peace be upon him) for conferences and seminars at the holy shrine, a celebration on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the noble Prophet's uncle, the father of Ali the Commander of the Faithful, the Master of al-Batha'; Abu Taleb (Allah's prayers be upon them all).
The ceremony was attended by a large number of officials of the holy shrine, its guests and employees. It began by a recitation of verses from the Holy Quran then the Iraqi national anthem was played followed by the hymn of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine (Tune of Pride). Followed by the word of the Senior Official of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine; His Eminence Sayed Ahmad al-Safi.
Then many poems were presented by the poet Mudhar al-Alusi from Baghdad, about the morals and high status of Aba Taleb (peace be upon him) and his role in defending and protecting the Holy Prophet (Allah's prayers be upon him and upon his holy Household), followed by the poet Najah al-'ersan from Karbala, praising Abu Taleb (peace be upon him) and paying tribute to his positions. Then the poet Mohamad al-A'ajii has presented a popular poem that roused the enthusiasm of the attendees who have interacted with its verses. The poems were concluded by the eloquent poem of the poet Nadheer al-Mudhaffar from Najaf, and then the ceremony was concluded by the distribution of gifts and appreciation certificates to the participating poets.