Hussein Yekta who was appointed as director of the committee by the decree of Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi said, “We are going to render a variety of services to Hussein pilgrims in Najaf and Karbala, the road between these cities, and in Mehran boundary.”
Pointing to the strong presence of Astan Quds Razavi in the great Arbaeen walking this year, he added, servants of the Razavi Holy Shrine will settle in Najaf and Karbala and on-the-way retinues (pilgrims’ welfare camps) in order to serve Arbaeen pilgrims.”
Also referring to establishment of Imam Reza (A.S.) retinues by Astan Quds Razavi in the column 285 along the Najaf-Karbala road, he said, “This retinues endowed to Astan Quds Razavi by a benevolent will offer different services to pilgrims as well as other retinues under the development plan and will receive about 3000 pilgrims every night.”
Declaring about rendering especial services in Mehran boundary by Astan Quds Razavi, he added, “In recent years, pilgrims faced many problems in this boundary after entering the country and the deficient serving performance was clearly observed in this district. Hence, Astan Quds Razavi decided to render services to pilgrims in this region through establishing a retinue there.”
Referring also to presence of a group of members of Astan Quds Razavi’s service committee in Hussein Arbaeen in Iraq, Yekta said, “Meanwhile attending in Imam Reza (A.S.) retinue and hoisting the flag of Astan Quds Razavi in this retinue, this group is responsible for coordinating the arranged plans.
Director of Astan Quds Razavi’s service committee in Husseini Arbaeen prospected that extensive and remarkable services would be offered to pilgrims in this year by the blessed name of Imam Reza (A.S.).