‘Facilities in place for 800,000 Arbaeen pilgrims everyday’ 

October 22, 2016 - 21:4

TEHRAN – Facilities will be provided to 800,000 Iranian pilgrims inside Iraq each day during the Arbaeen mourning period (centering on November 20), an official said.

Akbar Kazemi, deputy director of the center for reconstruction of holy shrines in Iraq, told IRNA on Saturday that the facilities will be provided in and around the cities of Karbala, Najaf, Samerra and Kazemin.

He said Iranians as well as non-Iranians are welcome to use the facilities.