The technical personnel of the EL-Abbas holy shrine began to gild the dome and two minarets of the Imam Ali holy shrine. The first golden brick laid out on Thursday Feb/21/2013 on a ceremony attended by the head of the Shiite entailment bureau Mr. Salih EL-Haidery, the Secretariat-General of the Imam Ali holy shrine, the Secretariat-General of the EL-Abbas holy shrine Sayed Ahmed EL-Safy and some other scholars and politicians.
The deputy Secretariat-General of the Imam Ali holy shrine said in an interview that, “It is the time for rehabilitating what has been neglected before, and this is the time we would offer the best services possible for the pilgrims”.
The gilding process achieved by an Iraqi hand, and this is the first time for the Imam Ali holy shrine to have its dome and two minarets regilded.
The whole process done according to the best international qualities.