All security and service works provided by the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine have been culminated by the conclusion of the world largest condolence's procession "The Hussayni ritual of the run of Twayreej", which was launched after Dohr prayer of Wednesday the 10th of the sacred month of Muharram 1438 AH corresponding to the 12th October, 2016. The crowds of believers from the visitors and people of the holy city of Karbala participated by millions, more than three millions and a half, not only Iraqis but large numbers of them have come from outside Iraq, to present the condolence to the Imam Owner of the Order and Time (may Allah hasten his holy reappearance) for the martyrdom of his grandfather Aba Abdillah Al-Hussayn, his saint family and loyal companions (peace be upon them). Taking more than three hours to finish this ritual, which was performed with high organisation and smooth flow.
Once these rituals were completed, the second phase of the plan has started , including a large cleaning campaign inside and outside the holy shrine and the roads leading to the holy shrine, as well as removing the sand from the entrances and gates, which were put in the preparations to receive the mourners.
Some reports from officials of the local government in the holy city of Karbala have stated to the media that: the numbers of the visitors has reached more than three and half million visitors from inside and outisde Iraq.
The number of condolence and service processions that have participated in this year, has reached 1500 processions registerd within the administrative borders of the province of Karbala, while the number of the media personnel who have worked only in the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine was more than 150 media points.