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The General Authority for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques raises the covering of the Kaaba.. video


The General Authority for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques raises the covering of the Kaaba.. video

Thu 23 May 2024 | 03:34 PM
The General Authority for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques raises the covering of the Kaaba
The General Authority for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques raises the covering of the Kaaba
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The General Authority for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques continues operations to maintain the cleanliness and safety of the covering of the Holy Kaaba and prevent tampering with it. Today, the lower part of the covering was raised, in keeping with the annual custom, to a height of three meters according to the plan approved for the Hajj season, while the raised part was covered with an izaar of The white cotton cloth is two and a half meters wide and 54 meters long on all four sides.

According to the Saudi News Agency, the lifting work was carried out by 36 specialized national technical personnel and 10 cranes. The garment of the Holy Kaaba is usually lifted in several stages, starting with removing the bottom of the kiswa from all sides, separating the corners, and then untying the bottom rope and removing it from the rings. Installing the Kiswa, wrapping the Kiswa of the Holy Kaaba to a height of 3 meters, paralleling it to a height of one meter, fixing it on all sides, removing three of the lanterns, then installing the white cloth on all sides separately, while installing the lanterns on the white cloth until the final stage. Wrap the bottom of the curtain at the door of the Holy Kaaba.