The Department of the Service Affairs launches a large cleaning campaign in the old city and the roads leading to the holy shrine of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him).

As is customary at the end of the Ziyarat Arba'een, on the twenty-first day of the month of Safar, the cadres of the Cleaning Division of the Department of Service Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, started a sweeping clean-up campaign in the old city and in the courtyard between the Two Holy Shrines.

The head of the Cleaning Division at the service affairs department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine and supervisor of the campaign, Mr. Riad Khudair Hassan, explained to the al-Kafeel Global Network, saying: "Our cadres started the usual cleaning campaign after the end of the Ziyarat Arba'een. They were divided into groups with the help of 400 volunteers who came from the different cities of the country, they were distributed to various areas and shops of the Old City as well as its entrances, in addition to the square between the Two Holy Shrines".

He added: "The work is going on over the course of (24 hours) using various vehicles of the department until the completion of the cleaning of the old city. Also, the brothers in the department between the Two Holy Shrines make a great effort to clean the old city, as is the case with the brothers in the municipality of Karbala ".

"We have also cleaned all the basements of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, which were an accommodation place for visitors and volunteers during the Ziyarat Arba'een," he said.

It is noteworthy that the Cleaning Division of the Department of Service Affairs in the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, had distributed about a thousand waste containers to various processions and bodies in the Old City during the Ziyarat Arba'een.
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