The divine order came in such day so the Messenger of Allah (prayers and Allah's peace be upon him and his holy Household) nominate the Commander of the Faithful Ali (peace be upon him) Imam for the people, the successor and the guardian after him, and to inform the public about the revelation of his "Wilayah" to impose his obedience on every one, and to continue the process of the message by showing its truth and to establish its foundations.
The gathering of millions of visitors was a station to revive Eid Al-Ghadeer, the delightful historic day that has become since the tenth year of migration as a station to focus on the role and importance of the aware and effective leadership in the life of the nation, and link it to the authentic identity. Imam Ali (peace be upon him), with his faith, infallibility and courage is the only one to lead the nation to safe haven. So, congratulations to the believers for this blessed Eid.
The crowds of followers and lovers of Ahl Al-Bayt (peace be upon them) have flowed into the holy city of Najaf on this occasion from inside and outside of Iraq to renew the pledge of allegiance in the glorious Eid Al-Ghadeer since days, reaching the peak on the afternoon of Tuesday 18th Dhu Al-Hijjah 1437 AH corresponding to the 20th of September, 2016.
The holy shrine of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) has mobilized all its employees in various departments, divisions and units, to receive these crowds of visitors and get the honor to serve them.
Also, some of the processions were deployed along the roads leading to the shrine of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) to offer services to the visitors, while other parts of the city embraced joy carnivals and Majlis of celebrations of the greatest Eid of Allah; the glorious Eid Al-Ghadeer.