The Iraqi Ministry of Transport announced the allocation of 1000 buses to transport Arbaeen pilgrims from Karbala to other provinces.
The Director-General of the General Company for Land Transport in the Ministry of Transport, Mortada Al-Shahmani, said in a statement that the transportation process was divided into three main axes, the first representing the (Najaf – Karbala) axis, which witnesses a large number of pilgrims and falls under the responsibility of private transport, while the second axis represents (Baghdad – Karbala), which is the most difficult and most important, which also witnesses a large number of pilgrims and falls under the responsibility of the General Company.
He added that the third axis is limited to the Al-Salam Bridge, passing through the Ibrahimiya checkpoint.
Al-Shahmani indicated that the General Company for Transporting Passengers and Delegations provided 800 buses to transport pilgrims, while the General Company for Land Transport provided 200.
He pointed out that there are also other vehicles designated to transport pilgrims from the ports of Shalamcheh, Zurbatiya, Al Sheeb, Munthiri and Mandali.