The Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine announced the participation of 350 local and international media, including 12 satellite channels, which were directly transmitted through six direct transmission stations (SNG). The field coverage was on many axes such as the movement of visitors and services provided to them, as well as periodically live broadcasting from the roof of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
According to a media action plan that was prepared in advance to ensure that the image of the Ziyarat Arba'een is credibly conveyed, while providing all that is needed for these media professionals so they can carry their tasks either inside the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) or the area between them.
The Department also hosted 160 media professionals in the hotels of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, also it contributed to the coverage of the events of the Ziyarat by hosting an international media team consisting of (60) media personalities from various countries are: (Belgium - Iran - UK - France - Turkey - Bahrain - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Germany). The team worked to document the Ziyarat from the most remote point in Iraq to the holy city of Karbala, following the visitors in the march of Arba'een.
And through the al-Kafeel Center of production and artistic photography of the mentioned department, a free satellite broadcasting of the special transmission of the rituals of the Ziyarat Arba'een, was provided according to excellent technical specifications to allow any satellite channel to receive the frequency. The broadcasting covered the Holy Shrines of Aba Abdillah al-Hussayn and of his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) from different angles and sides, as well as the area between the two holy shrines, in addition to the movement of visitors from the farthest point in southern Iraq to Karbala.