AL-Hilo construction Company personnel have completed the project of developing and strengthening walls, floors and ceilings of the AL_Abbas holy shrine.
The head of the architectural projects department of the AL-Abbas holy shrine engineer Dhya' Mejeed AL-Sa'igh said, "the antiquity of the walls, passageways and ceilings, being weak because they date back to centuries ago, and because of the water level increasing, the above-mentioned department had decided to reconstruct the whole basement and take care of every aspect of it; for the significance it is distinctive with. The personnel have reconstructed walls, floors and established special water streams to drain the ground water in addition to vent-holes for water vapor. Also, a 10cm reinforced concrete ceiling has been established beneath the old one. The ceiling has been engraved with verses of Noble Qur'an for being very close to the sacred tomb of AL-Abbas (p.b.u.h)".