Where do the resources of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine funds come from?
How is it disbursed?
Are the holy shrines affiliated to the Iraqi state?
What is the legal relationship of the supreme religious authority and the holy shrines?
These and other questions were addressed by the journalist; Abbas al-Khashaly of the DW "Deutsche Welle"; which a German state-owned public international broadcaster.
This meeting for the channel, was preceded by a press interview with a newspaper belonging to the German DW group.
The dialogue took place in the Pavilion of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine at the Frankfurt International Book Fair in Germany. The answers given by the official of culture and international media at the holy shrine, Mr. Jassam Mohammed al-Saidi, were important in the light of the organized media attacks against the shrines in general, and the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in particular, as well as to remove the suspicions raised in some media.