The Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) said the in-person part of the event will be held in Karbala under the health protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Sheikh Ali al-Qar’awi, an official with the Astan, said “Imam Sajjad; Knowledge and Worship” is the motto of this year’s program.
He said it will include research sessions, a photo competition, a book fair and an exhibition featuring the measures taken by the Astan to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A book titled “Imam Sajjad (AS)” will also be unveiled during the event, he noted.
The Tarateel Sajjadiyah event is annually held by the Astan on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS).
Last year it was attended by religious, social and academic figures from 14 countries.