According to imamali.net, the servants of the holy shrine have raised green flags and banners on the walls of the holy shrine on the auspicious occasion.
The Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine is also getting ready to celebrate the birth anniversary of Imam Ali (AS) on the 13th day of the lunar month of Rajab (February 24).
Imam Ali (AS) was Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s highly revered son-in-law and cousin as well as the first Imam in Shia Islam.
The Imam is respected for his courage, knowledge, belief, honesty, unbending devotion to Islam, deep loyalty to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), equal treatment of all Muslims and generosity in forgiving his defeated enemies.
Shia Muslims and others celebrate the auspicious occasion in Iraq, Iran, and other parts of the world.