As usual in every year in such blessed days, the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine and its surrounding areas celebrates with joy the birth anniversary of the Dragonfly of the Religion, the Leader of the resplendent faithful and the Guardian of the Messenger of the Lord of the Worlds (Allah's prayers be upon him and upon his holy Household); Imam Ali Ibnu Abi Taleb (peace be upon him), on Saturday 13th of Rajab 1439 AH corresponding to the March 31, 2018.
The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine has prepared a diversified celebration program for this occasion, including decorating the holy shrine with flowers and banner to celebrate the auspicious birth anniversary, as well as colorful lamps that matched the lamps of the sanctuary's ceiling. The main entrances of the shrine were decorated with wreaths of flowers, roses and natural plants as well as colorful lamps that added beauty to this holy place for this great occasion. Also the area between the two holy shrines was adorned to manifest the celebrations as well as the roads and streets leading to the holy shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
It is to note that within the celebrations for this great occasion, there will be the inauguration of the al-'Afaf Shopping Center, the opening of the specialized exhibition for the products of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, the establishment of the diversified exhibition held by the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs as well as other celebration held by the Department of Education and higher Education.