Under the auspices of the General Secretariat of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, the al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad held a workshop on the preparations for the Ziyarat Arba'een of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) on Saturday morning the 21st Muharram 1441 AH, corresponding to September 21, 2019 and at the Hall of Imam al-Hassan al-Mujtaba (Peace be upon him) at the holy shrine, amid the presence of officials of the Squad throughout the provinces of Iraq, as well as officials of processions of support and relief units in various regions.
The workshop was opened with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran followed by the reading of Surat Al-Fatihah in honor of the martyrs of Iraq, and then began the proceedings of the workshop, which was chaired by the Supervisor of the al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad; Mr. Maitham Al-Zaidi, along with a committee that included the head of the Department of Rituals and Hussayni Processions in Iraq and the Islamic World of the two Holy Shrines; Haj Riyad Ni'mah Al-Salman, Head of the Division of Support and Relief of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, which is supervised by the Squad, Sheikh Abbas Al-Akayashi, head of the Department of Relations with the al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad; Mr. Hashem Al-Hindi and Assistant head of the Division of the Squad's Representations; Mr. Mortadha Al-Shaibani.
The workshop dealt with the following topics:
1 - Border ports and facilitating the passage of visitors.
2 - Transferring visitors from the border points to Karbala.
3 - Opening visitors' accommodation centers.
4 - Preparation of medical detachments.
5 - Preparation of service processions near the border ports.
6 - Inspection and security matters.
The session was marked by constructive dialogues seeking to improve the service provided to the visitors of the Master of martyrs (peace be upon him) in the Ziyarat Arba'een, by identifying a number of points that will facilitate the process of serving visitors from the border points of the country to the Qibla of the free men; the holy city of Karbala.
For his part, the supervisor of the al-Abbas's (p) Fighting Squad; Mr. Maytham Al-Zaidi told the al-Kafeel Network: "The aim of this workshop is to discuss the preparations for the Ziyarat Arba'een, both at the level of the transfer of visitors or at the level of providing other services. The results were good as they were represented by the good communication between the holy shrines and the brigades and directorate of the Popular Mobilization, as well as the state institutions, in order to form an operations room to serve the respected visitors. ”
He added: "The workshop discussed the service plan starting from the border outlets to the holy city of Karbala. And it is hoped that we will transport more than 250 thousand visitors during the next Ziyarat in cooperation with other bodies".