The Department of Hussayni Rituals and Processions in Iraq and the Islamic world at the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) announced the completion of all legal, security and administrative procedures for the Hussayni service processions which will participate in providing their services during the blessed Sha'ban Ziyarat which will coincide with the eve and day of Wednesday (15th of Sha'ban 1439H) corresponding to May 2, 2018.
The head of the department; Haj Riyadh Ni'mah al-Salman stated to AlKafeel Network: "The Ziyarat of the mid-Sha'ban is the second largest Ziyarat taking place in the holy city of Karbala and the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), and the custom of the processions' owners from inside and outside the province is to participate in this Ziyarat through providing services to visitors of food, drink, medical and other services needed by the visitor. "
He added: "After informing our Department of the processions wishing to participate in this Ziyarat through the representations of the department in the provinces or directly through the department, we conducted fundamental approvals to enter these processions and determine whereabouts, in addition to obtaining security approvals from the relevant authorities in the Karbala Police Directorate, as well as the administrative matters of our department, such as their introduction in a database and the issuance of special badges for each procession."
Al-Salman said: "The owners of the processions were given a set of recommendations and guidelines concerning their work during the Ziyarat, in order to preserve the sanctity of the Ziyarat and to contribute to providing a safe environment for visitors."
He stressed that: "Some of the processions have already begun to provide services both inside and outside the province of Karbala, erecting its marquees and setting up its Hussayniyat scattered on all roads leading to the city."
It is to note that this night takes its honor, holiness and sanctity from the birth of the great savior, the promised hope, the aspired good, the interpreter of the Quran, the Imam of humans and Jinns, the Master of the Advent, the Imam of the Order, our Master the awaited Al-Mahdi son of Al-Hassan (may our souls and the souls of both worlds be a redemption for the soil of his arrival).