The al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine inaugurated on Thursday 4th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1439 AH corresponding to August 17, 2018 the al-'Afaf Shopping Center that opened its doors to the citizens.
The third floor of this Shopping Center was allocated to only women. It was built on an area of 2600 square meters in three floors divided in two parts: A part for the shopping services, and the second part contains the administrative offices and stores of the project, which provided by the latest cooling, electricity, internet, communications, cameras, as well as fire and alarm systems. As well as elevators for the cargo materials of the center as well as panoramic elevators and escalators, as well as taking into account other specifications making in it the first shopping center in the holy city of Karbala.
Al-'Afaf Shopping Center is located on the main street of the Neighborhood of al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), opposite the swimming pool of family resort. It is one of the investment projects adopted by the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine to offer the residents and visitors of Karbala a new and exciting shopping experience, including a wide range of prominent brands that are opening in the province for the first time away from commercial fraud and counterfeit brands. This is what it is aimed through the designs developed for this center, which is in compliance with these commercial requirements.