JNN 23 Jan 2013 Karbala : After the new windowed cage for the holy tomb of Imam Hussein (p.b.u.h) has arrived in Kerbala holy city on 14-Dec-2012, and after the Fortieth pilgrimage of Imam Hussein has been finished; the deputy Secretary-General of the Imam Hussein holy shrine Sayed Afdhal EL-Shamy has held a meeting with the committee assigned to installing the new holy windowed cage in the presence of the board of trustees of the Imam Hussein holy shrine.
Sayed EL-Shamy; during the meeting explained the process and program of replacing the new holy windowed cage with the old one which would be followed, in addition to determining the time for the replacement process.
He also mentioned that the closest entries to the holy windowed cage would be blocked temporarily in five days whereas the rest of the sanctuary remains open. The process of lifting the old holy windowed cage takes about 10-15 days, the area around the holy tomb would accurately be check by geometricians since the new holy windowed cage is approximately 4 tons heavier than the old one, then the new one would be installed. The whole process would take about 40-60 days to be completely achieved.
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