5 November - 9 Dhu al Hijjah --- The Covering of the Kaaba replaced
HOLY KAABA COVERING REPLACED WITH A NEW COVERING (SPA) 9-12-1432 h
Makkah, Dhu-AlHijjah 9, 1432, Nov 5, 2011, SPA
The covering of the Holy Kaaba in Makkah was replaced today, Saturday the ninth of the month of Dhu-AlHijjah.
The customary annual replacement of the cover of the Kaaba was carried out by the personnel of the General Presidency of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque.
They lowered the old dress of Kaaba and replaced it with the new dress which was made of pure silk at the factory of the covering of the Holy Kaaba.
The process to replace the dress took place in the presence of employees General Presidency of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque and the factory of the covering of the Holy Kaaba.
It is worth mentioning that the total cost of the dress of Kaaba is 20 million riyals.
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