Coinciding with the fifth anniversary of the ‘Sufficient Jihad’ Fatwa issued by Grand Ayatollah Sayed Ali Sistani, his representative and Chief Cleric of al-Abbas Holy Shrine Sayed Ahmad Al-Safi laid the cornerstone of al-Wafaa Residential Complex for families of al-Abbas Division martyrs in al-Fares Quarter, Karbala.
The Secretary-General of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, Secretary-General of al-Abbas Holy Shrine, Supervisor of al-Abbas Combat Division and local government officials attended the ceremony, which began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, followed a speech delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General of al-Abbas Holy Shrine and Supervisor of al-Abbas Combat Division, Sheikh Maytham al-Zaidi. Al-Zaidi highlighted on the key role played by the PMU, especially the al-Abbas Division, in their battle against ISIS.
Then came the speech of the representative of the Supreme Religious Authority Sayed Ahmad al-Safi, in which he pointed out the continuous guidance and support provided by Grand Ayatollah Sistani to the families of martyrs.
At the end of the ceremony, al-Safi prayed for the families of martyrs and laid the cornerstone of al-Wafaa Residential Complex.
Al-Abbas Combat Division is affiliated with the Holy Shrine of al-Abbas.