From al-Diwaniyah, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, accompanies the crowds of visitors on their way on foot towards sacred Karbala to commemorate the 40th day of Ashura, on Wednesday, December 18, 2013.
 
His Eminence saluted the Husseini processions along the way and their service of visitors, stressing the grandeur of Imam Hussein (AS) project and its rise albeit the challenges.