Aircraft parked in Najaf International Airport awaiting takeoff date imaging (AM)
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I expected the Ministry of Transport, on Saturday, to witness the Airports of Baghdad, Najaf and Basra and the arrival of some 250 flights during the visit of the tenth of Muharram, while confirming that the preparations to transport visitors include the creation of thousands of buses and cars and 24 trains in addition to the river taxi.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Transport Laith al-Rubaie, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The ministry has embarked on the implementation of its plan for the visit of the tenth of Muharram," noting that "the plan includes doubling the number of flights coming to Iraq from the Arab and Islamic countries and the use of large aircraft It can accommodate more than 400 passengers. "
He predicted al-Rubaie, said "testifies Najaf Airport, the largest number of flights that have up to 200 flights during this visit," likely to "witness the Baghdad International Airport, 50 flights and less numerous in Basra airport."
The spokesman added that "travelers and delegations company created 200 Bus double-decker to transport visitors into the private security areas at airports, and other hundred transported from airports to the holy shrines," pointing out that "the ministry has coordinated with private transport to create more than a thousand cars outside the security areas to transfer visitors to their home areas and vice versa. "
He said al-Rubaie, that "the ministry will operate 24 trains to work in the three axes are BAGHDAD Karbala and vice versa, and Karbala - Bozrah, passing through the provinces of Maysan, Dhi Qar, Diwaniyah and Babylon, and vice versa, while the third axis running between Krblane- bureaucracy through the provinces of Muthanna and Najaf, back and forth." noting that "the river taxi will also contribute to the transfer of visitors from the city of Kufa to Najaf and Karbala, up to the limits of back and forth after the establishment of private stations do."
The General Company for Railways announced, (fourth from October now 2016), the creation of 24 trains to transport the participants to visit the tenth of Muharram at nominal prices, while indicated that they will be launched from two axes first from Baghdad to Karbala, and the other from Basra to Karbala passing through the southern cities , it confirmed that it will begin to erect the pavilion during the days of the visit for the convenience of visitors, feeding stations inside Baghdad and Karbala.
The Shiite Muslims live during Muharram, which began in, (second from October now 2016), and pass through the anniversary of the death of Imam Hussein and his brother Abbas and his family and his companions, during the battle of Taf in Karbala, in 61 of migration.
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