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21 May 2019

400 prayer rugs for Makkah’s Grand Mosque cleaned daily during Ramadan

MAKKAH: After nearly two decades of importing prayer rugs for the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia established dedicated factories at home to manufacture and clean rugs for the largest mosque in the world. A dedicated laundry facility with 20 trained workers cleans 400 prayer rugs every day during the Ramadan and Hajj seasons, according to Nayef Al-Jahdali, director of the

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21 May 2019

It takes only 30 minutes to clean and sterilize the Mataf

Cleaning equipment and implements are not harmful and are environment friendly. The same applies to the detergents. They are organic and safe. There are specialist teams to collect some 100 ton of garbage daily from the Grand Mosque and its piazzas. The quantity of garbage collected daily rises to 300 ton during peak periods. It is gathered within a record time. Over 2,000 garbage dumpsters are provided in and outside the Grand Mosque.

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21 May 2019

Makkah’s Grand Mosque library contains 30,000 books

MAKKAH: The library of Makkah’s Grand Mosque is considered a beacon of knowledge, covering an area of 1,000 square meters and containing 30,000 books and 5,600 titles. The library, which has 15 sections, offers digital, audio and internet services. It contains rare books dating back to the Hijri second century, including “Al-Mustatab,” “Majmaa Al-Anhur Fi Sharh Multaqa

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