New Kaabah cover almost ready

Friday, June 23, 2023

MAKKAH — King Abdulaziz Complex for the Holy Kaabah Kiswah has almost finished manufacturing the new cover (Kiswah) for the coming Hijri year 1445.

The complex, which belongs to the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque, has manufactured Kiswah according to an operational plan.

The complex is gearing up to complete the manufacturing process to ensure that Kiswah is produced as scheduled and installed on the holy Kaabah on the first of Muharram, the first month in the Hijri calendar.

Sultan Al-Qurashi, assistant to the President of the Affairs of King Abdulaziz Complex for the Holy Kaabah Kiswah exhibitions, engineering, technical, and operational affairs, affirmed the importance that Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince attach to the Kaabah, the Two Holy Mosques, and their visitors.

Amjad bin Ayed Al-Hazmi, Undersecretary-General of King Abdulaziz Complex for the Holy Kaabah Kiswah, said the Kiswah was sewn by the complex to the highest standards and specifications.

He further said that this effort is in line with the keenness of the Kingdom and its leadership to honor the holy Kaabah. The new Kiswah is a result of a full year of hard work giving attention to details. — SPA