Attending Jannat-ol -Hosein Mokab of Tabriz municipality and visiting cultural and service programs of a number of Tabriz municipality staff, Dr. Iraj Shahin Baher, mayor of Tabriz, stated that Arba’een is the largest public gathering of the world, and many people of the world, attending Arba’een walk, revive the liberation message of Imam Hussein (AS) and expose it to the eyes of the world.
Shahin Baher later stated that Arba'een-e- Husseini is the largest Shiite ideological and humanitarian gathering, and numerous people from all over the world, particularly Iran attend in Karbala to pay homage to Imam Hussain and commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS).
Calling Arba’een’s demonstration as a symbolic and significant movement of the Shiite against the various threats of global arrogance, mayor stated that global arrogance should know that on this holy day, Shiite of the world display the message of freedom of Imam Hussein (AS) to the world and struggle increasingly to revive this message.
Accompanying by Hojat-ol-eslam Hamidi, the social and cultural deputy of Tabriz municipality, Dr. Dabiri, president of cultural commission of Islamic council of Tabriz and Saeid Hajizadeh Eng., general manager of communications and Int’l affairs of Tabriz municipality, Shahin Baher visited the equipment and facilities of Karbala's civil defense center. On the sidelines of the visit, he met Moayed Tariq Khabir, Inspecting environmental protection deputy of the civil defense of Karbala and Tahir Hamid Mohsen, advertisement deputy of Karbala’s civil defense and talked on the various issues and their strides in serving Arba’een pilgrims.
It is worth mentioning that Karbala’s civil defense is responsible for the fire department, safety and emergency services of the city of Karbala.