The al-Abbas’s (p) holy shrine announced the inauguration date of its al-Abbas’s (p) residential complex for the housing of its employees, which will be on the first of the month of August 2017, after the completion of all the works related to it, the official opening will be in one of its central gardens, and it will include a draw for the allocation of 831 housing units to the beneficiaries.
The head of the Engineering Projects Department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine; Engineer Dea' Majeed al-Sa'egh has told us: "The preparations are under way for the opening of one of the vital and important projects accomplished by the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, and this is its first experience in this field, and all praise to God, with the blessings of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and the efforts of the department staff supervising the project, and also thanks to the experience of the executing company we have succeeded to build this housing edifice that is a model to be followed in the province of Karbala, which is the first time that is witness the establishment of such an integrated residential complex with high efficiency specifications and materials with a correct financial cost compared to what is currently implemented."
The Director of the company executing the project; the al-Sibtayn General Contracting and Investment company; Mr. Maher Abd al-Ameer Salman has added: "Despite all the material conditions that accompanied the implementation of this project and thanks to the efforts of the engineering projects department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine and the wise directions of its Senior Officer; Sayed Ahmad al-Safi, our staff managed to overcome it and to complete this project according to technical and engineering specifications."
Indicating: "All the works and materials involved in any part of the project have been subjected to accurate checks and follow-up and field supervision by the Department of Engineering Projects, and we as a company are fully aware of the financial situation suffered by the country in general and of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in particular, but this was not a cause for any delay in the project but it was implemented according to the same specifications that were agreed upon without prejudice to any of the clauses."
It is worth mentioning that the aim of this project is in appreciation of the efforts of the employees of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in the service of the visitors of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and in order to provide them with the adequate housing and in accordance with the world developments in the field of housing. It will be distributed on them in a supported price and with convenient instalments.
It is to note that the project is located on an area of 122 Dunums (305.000 m2) with 831 horizontal houses with infrastructure, streets, service, sanitary and educational buildings belonging to the complex. The project has a strategic location midway between Najaf and Babylon on the road linking Karbala to Babylon and Karbala to Najaf.