The head of the Engineering Maintenance Department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine; Engineer Abbas Musa Ahmad, briefed us on the most preparatory work entrusted to the department, saying: "After reviewing the plans provided by the engineering projects department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, which supervises the implementation of the project as a whole, we have formed a work cell of staff from the units operating in our department, to develop a work plan for the works entrusted to us. And then, we started the works that includes:
-The removal of old marble
-The removal of the adhesive material
-The transfer of the remnants of these works outside the holy shrine.
-The treatment of the floor with special materials.
- To re-locate the service pipes of the communication, electricity, water and other systems.
-To recover what has been drilled with special material.
-Installing a reinforcing steel.
- Pouring a layer of concrete with a height commensurate with the levels of the shrine, to ensure a flat levelling cladding."