The head of the department, Eng. Youssef Asaad Al-Saeedi, said in an interview, “With the direct guidance of the representative of the supreme religious authority, and the legitimate guardian of the Husseiniya holy shrine, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Al-Karbalai, and with the aim of reducing the momentum and facilitating the movement of the Husseini processions and visitors, our department cadres began erecting a number of iron bridges in Several areas near the shrine of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him).”

He explained that “the Bab al-Qibla bridge of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) is one of the most important bridges, as it connects between Al-Jumhuriya Street and Imam Ali Street (peace be upon him), as well as erecting a bridge in the area between the Two Holy Mosques, being an important and vital area, and witnessing great movement during the visit. “.

And he added, “We have installed bridges with new designs, so that the entry and exit of hundreds of processions participating in the forty days of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) will be regular and smooth.”

It is noteworthy that the Maintenance Department of the Imam Hussain Holy Shrine prepared an integrated plan to provide the best services to visitors to the shrine of Imam Hussein and his brother Abbas (peace be upon them) during the millionth visit in the holy governorate of Karbala on the 20th of Safar.