Holy Kaaba in Makkah receives new Kiswa to commemorate Eid al-Adha

The Grand Mosque of Makkah held the annual ceremony to replace the new Kiswa, the cloth covering the Holy Ka’aba. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet Mosque changed the Kiswa. Additionally, the team of the King Abdulaziz Complex removed the old Kiswa and replaced it with a new one. 

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Moreover, the cloth of the Ka’aba is woven from 670 kg of high-quality silk, 120 kg of gold threads, and 100 kg of silver threads. There were 200 Saudi craftsmen who produced the Kiswa at the King Abdulaziz Complex.

Source: Ary News