Our Projects team

The Dubai based architectural firm, Al Hutaib Architects represented by Architect Mr. Shabbir Savliwala who have extensive experience in Iraq and were responsible for the reconstruction of the Kufa Masjid were appointed for the design consultancy and engineering services for redevelopment of Al Qasr Musafirkhana in Karbala and for the restoration of the Najaf Musafirkhana. IDEA (International Design Engineering and Architecture) of Beirut, Lebanon who had been working in Iraq closely with the construction company of Imam Hussain a.s. foundation, Khairat Al Sobtain, were appointed Project Manager and Engineers.

Abadgaran Margoon of Tehran Iran were Project Consultants for all Iranian contractors / suppliers. They have vast experience in Karbala as the Master Consultants for a huge 1050 room hotel in Karbala.

Mr. Alfaz Miller, Principal Architect of ABM Architects of Mumbai India were appointed Interior Designers and have agreed to work on no charge basis.

Mr. Imran Merchant, owner of Painterior, a highly reputed firm in Mumbai, India specializing in repair / renovation of old buildings and new construction, assisted in overseeing the repair, restoration and construction of the various projects.

Al Najaf Residence

Donor - Ali bhai Ramji Memorial Trust
Year - 1954
Location - 100 meters from the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (A.S.) behind Qasr al Dur Hotel.
Area - About 450 sq. meters
Current Status:

Al Najaf Residence with a capacity of about 70 Pilgrims is located just 90 meters away from the Haram of Imam Ali A.S. This property has been carefully restored to its original heritage architectural aesthetics while simultaneously being upgraded with modern amenities. The restoration work took almost 20 months and cost approximately US$ 2 Million.

On the joyous occasion of the Wilaadat of Imam e Zamana (A.S.) Anjuman - e - Faiz - e - Panjetani (NGO) – Iraq re-opened it under the name "AL – NAJAF Residence" on the 17th of Shaban (25th May 2016).

Al Najaf Residence has been very well received with more than 10,000 guests staying here since it re-opened in 2016.

On the joyous occasion of the Wilaadat of Imam e Zamana (A.S.) Anjuman - e - Faiz - e - Panjetani (NGO) – Iraq re-opened it under the name "AL – NAJAF Residence" on the 17th of Shaban (25th May 2016).

Al-Qasr Residence

Donor - Marhoom Kasamali Bhai Allahrakha
Year - 1955
Location - 350/400 meters from the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain (A.S.) on the main road starting from Dar- Al-Qibla.
Area - About 700 sq. meters
Current Status:

    Al Qasr Residence, a newly constructed 13 storey Pilgrims Residence in Karbala al Muqaddasa is now open for Zawwars from 1st January 2021
    We are honoured to welcome Zawwars of Aba Abdillah al Hussain a.s.
    Al Qasr Residence is located on Bab al Qibla Street of the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain a.s. near Qa’at ar Rasool only 350 metres from the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain a.s.
    The total capacity of Al Qasr Residence is approximately 475 guests, however we are now ready with Rooms to accommodate 230 guests and by April 2021 the capacity will increase to 340 guests, Insha Allah
    Well furnished, well equipped, large and spacious rooms with western washroom will provide a comfortable stay for Guests of Imam Hussain a.s.
    Multi-Cuisine Restaurant on 11th floor with a clear view of Domes of both Holy Shrines.
    In-house Coffee Shop.
    In-house laundry for guests.
    Large Majlis Halls for Ladies and Gents on the first floor with seating capacity of around 1,200 pilgrims.
    Some Rooms have wheelchair access.
    Wi-Fi internet access throughout the Residence.
    5 Lifts to all floors for guests and 1 Service lift.

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Al Kadhmiya Residence

Donor - Marhoom Mohammedali Habib
Year - 1964
Location - Opposite the Haram, Near the Bazaar.
Area - About 375 sq. mtrs
Current Status:
The launch of the Al Kadhmiya Residence on 12th January 2019 in the presence of following dignitaries Syed Murtaza Al-Kashmiri Vakil Mutlaq of His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Sistani Syed ‘Alaa Al-Musawi Head Waqf Shi’a of Iraq and Honorable Minister Syed Mohammad Al-Musawi Secretary General WABIL London Syed Ezzidin al Hakim son of His Eminence Grand Ayatullah al Hakim Syed Mohd Reza Modaressi son of His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Mohammad Taqi al-Modaressi Representatives of His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Bashir al-Najafi Sheikh Sattar al Murshidi Head of Ataba Samarra 5 Representatives of Sheikh Mahdi Al-Karbalae, Head Ataba Hoseini Dr Jamal al Dabbagh Head of of Ataba Kadhmiya Dr. Sami al Araji Minister and Head of Investment Commission of Iraq and many more.
This property is virtually touching the boundary of the Haram. Less than 5 minutes walk to Haram Entrance with an Unparalleled view of the Holy Shrines from the Restaurant and some Rooms
Is now open for bookings (25 Rooms for 76 Guests) for bookings write to bookings@faizepanjetani.com

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