The Host Restaurant Department of the Holy Shrine of al-Abbas (peace be upon him) announced that the number of distributed meals to the visitors during the Ziyarat Arba'een, exceeded one million meals in just ten days, in the period between the beginning of the Ziyarat and until the thirteenth of Safar. And it continues to provide these services through its distribution outlets opened according to a schedule and plan developed for these services.
The department also indicated that it began to provide its services to the visitors early this year, due to the large number of visitors, especially from outside Iraq and the lack of service processions at that time, so the host restaurant proceeded to feed visitors and will continue its services until the end of the Ziyarat, and even when the city is devoid of Service processions, the host restaurant becomes then the first to start this service and the last to conclude it.
It is noteworthy that the meals provided are varied and consisted of three meals taking into account the tastes of visitors, and the meals provided by the neighboring processions so there is no waste. The distribution is done through four outlets; three out of the shrine and one inside; which is the host restaurant hall, in addition to inter-meals distributed between these main meals.
It is worth mentioning that all departments of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine are in full alert during the period of the Ziyarat Arba'een.