Diyala residents inaugurated a symbolic monument of the waterskin of the symbol of loyalty and faithful brotherhood; Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) in one of its main central squares at its main entrance.
The unveiling ceremony was held at the monument site, with a wide presence of the various figures of the province and others representing several parties, and with the participation of a delegation from the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine headed by Sheikh Kamal al-Karbala'i from the Department of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony was organized by the same organizing committee for the largest banner of sorrow in the world for Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), and that is launched during the Ziyarat of Arba'een, in cooperation with the municipality of Ba'quba. The ceremony includes many speeches all stressing on the principle of brotherhood and coexistence among the people of the province, following the example of the brotherhood, chivalry and altruism of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
The delegation of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine called the people of Diyala through the word of Sheikh Kamal al-Karbala'i, to make this monument a symbol for the brotherhood and cohesion of the people of this province, who stood up against the ISIL terrorism, and proved the failure of his plans, as the enemies of Islam and religion tried to dismantle their unity, but they refused and stood firm thanks to the unity of its people."
"The symbolism of this monument lies in the fact that the people of Diala took from al-Abbas (peace be upon him) a model for defending the land and honor, and they were the first people to eradicate terrorism and expel it outside the walls of its borders," said Sheikh Abd al-Jalil al-Zuhairi, the supervisor of this monument.
According to the concerned, this monument will be the starting point under which the people of Diyala will gather to head towards Karbala in the Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn (Peace be upon him) as it is a symbol of sacrifice from which the people of the city inspire the meanings of pride and redemption, being linked to the man of loyalty; Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).