SHAFAQNA – Al Kafeel : In order to maintain the sheen and luster of the shrine‘s dome of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and to protect it from the erosion of its golden tiles, the servants of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) from the staff of the Department of the shrine’s care have started the periodic cleaning works that are conducted continuously according to the weather conditions and climatic fluctuations in the province of Karbala, which affect its luster.
The works are conducted according to a schedule determined by the department. The cleaning is done by using special material and equipment does not affect the gold tiles, with accuracy and high quality, taking into account the factors of time, accuracy and speed in the work. The first phase of works takes almost five days, as the works are divided in five sections, each of them is cleaned in one day, starting from the east side of the Euphrates Gate “al-‘Alqami” counter clockwise from top to down, i.e. from the holy flag to the base of the dome. And cleaning the minarets will follow.
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