Extraordinary effort made by the Department of between the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) to provide distinguished and varied services to the visitors of the holy city of Karbala, coming to perform the Ziyarat Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them).
The Al-Kafeel Network has met with Mr. Adnan Ni'mah Da'eef, who briefed us on the Department's services, saying: "According to the special plan of the Ziyarat Arba'een, all the Department's divisions worked as follows:
1- Media Division: It coordinates with the local and international media to facilitate the coverage of the rituals of the Ziyarat Arba'een.
2- The stores' division works to provide the department with the logistics needed by the rest of the divisions participating in serving the visitors.
3 - Joint Monitoring Division has mobilized its security efforts in cooperation with the departments of maintaining order in the two holy shrines in addition to the Directorate of the protection of the two holy shrines in order to create a safe atmosphere for visitors.
4- The Legal Division undertakes its work to receive legal violations, thefts and immoral cases from the security authorities, and conducts the legal procedures in coordination with the relevant authorities.
- The Missing Persons Division, represented by two center for missing persons, shall carry out its work throughout the period of the Ziyarat to facilitate the process of finding the lost persons or the lost materials.
- The Information Gathering Unit, an intelligence cell that monitors suspicious cases, whether cases threatening the security of the Ziyarat, immoral cases or illegal transactions.
- The Vehicles' Division harnesses its efforts to deploy cleaning vehicles, as well as supplying the vehicles to transport and distribute RO water to the processions.
8 - Operation of water desalination system, as there are two stations that are supplying water to the area between the two holy shrines, and doubles their work during the Ziyarat.
9- Electricity Division is prepared during the period of the Ziyarat to rush to repair any electrical fault that might occur in the vital area, whether in the square between the two holy shrines or the areas belonging to the Department.
10 - Maintenance unit conducts works of maintenance, plumbing and dyeing the sites of the department, which need maintenance.
11 - Division of entrances is responsible for regulating the entry and exit of vehicles into the area between the two Holy Shrines.
- The Monitoring Division acts as a bee cell during the Ziyarat period to monitor all suspected cases and violations in cooperation with the employees of the previous mentioned division.
- Explosive Detection Division, works in coordination with the security patrols, throughout the period of the Ziyarat, to inspect explosive materials, if any.
14 - Carpet unit is responsible for furnishing carpets for the purpose of performing prayer and to rest of visitors in the area allocated to this."
He stressed: "The work of the department is continuous 24 hours, and all our staff are in full alert and they are helped by 1700 volunteers."