In an interview with our correspondent, Seyyed Khalil Monabeti said, “All the personnel of this holy place are doing a 24/7 job to provide Hazrat Ali Ibn Musa al-Reza’s (A.S.) pilgrims with a calm and spiritual atmosphere so that they have no concern but doing pilgrimage”.
In continuation of his remarks, he said, “In line with this purpose, Hazrat Reza’s (A.S.) new banquet hall was opened at the turn of Nowruz and auspicious birth anniversary of Hazrat Zahra (S.A.). This new banquet hall is over 11840 square meters big”.
Referring to the key characteristics of this new hall, Monabeti emphasized, “Building construction was done based on newest material and comments received from the banquets’ experts. Also, thanks to the very good location finding, there is no need to the movements of food trucks in Razavi courtyards now”.
“More vastness and capacity, using Qur’anic verses and Islamic schemes in its interior design, using high quality materials, and enjoying a perfect installation facilities in its physical space are other features of this new banquet hall”, Astan Quds Razavi’s assistant of sacred premises and pilgrims’ affairs added.
Seyyed Khalil Monabeti emphasized, “It is strived to provide a situation in which all the Nowruz visitors of the Razavi Holy Shrine, entering from Mashhad’s airport, railway station and bus terminal, can be invited to the Razavi banquet hall at least once”.
He asserted, “During Nowruz, both new and old banquet halls of the Razavi Holy Shrine are cooking, with all their capacity, for two meals of lunch and dinner. Also, in addition to previous locations, distributing 36 thousand blessed foods in entering points of the city and camps is in progress a very wide range.
In continuation, Astan Quds Razavi’s assistant of sacred premises and pilgrims’ affairs continued and said, “140 thousand breakfast meals are also distributed every day in different courtyards of the Holy Shrine and city entering points, till Farvardin 15th 1396 / April 4th, 2017”.