9th Muharram procession to start at 1pm

ISLAMABAD: The 9th Muharran-ul-Harram procession will be taken out at 1:00 pm from Markazi ImamBargah Asna-Ashari Sector G-6/2 to commemorate the great sacrifice of Hazarat Imam Hussain (AS) and his Companions.

The procession will start sharp after Namaz-e-Zohrain from Markazi Imam Bargah Isna-Ashari G-6/2, pass through the designated routes and will be culminated at the same Imambargha at Saturday night.

Strict security measures have been made for the procession and security personals have been deputed in different routes in order to maintain law and order situation during the day.

As many as 3,500 security personals of local police force, Frontier Constabiliry (FC), Pakistan Rangers and volunteers of Imambargha would perform the security duty in the way of the routes of the procession.

The personals of Special Branch, Islamabad Police, bomb disposal squad were also performing their duties in the different routes of the Muharram Procession.

The sperate walk-through gates for male and female have also been installed at different entrance points of the procession to make it full safe and secure.

Special parking arrangements have also been made far from the routes of the procession in order to keep the traffic flow smooth.

Allama Hafiz Tasadiq, Molana Matloob Hussain Mohammadi will address the percussion and highlight the great sacrifice of Hazarat Imam Hussain and His Companions.