Hajj 2022: Kaaba wears new $6.5m cover cloth weighing 850kg

43


Technicians carrying the 850-kilogram wights of the Kiswa in Harram Saturday.
Ha2
 Technicians carrying the 850-kilogram wights of the Kiswa in Harram Saturday.
Ha1
The Holy Kaaba with the new cover called Kiswa after it was changed on Saturday.

*Dressed by over 200 technicians

By Ishola Balogun, with Agency Report

The Holy House, Kaaba in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, is now wearing a new look. Amid euphoria of joy, carnival-like ambience laced with solemn prayers and praises of Allah by pilgrims, who were present at the holy house, (Harram) the Kaaba was dressed early Saturday morning.

The process, which started after Ishai (night prayer) was concluded 3a.m., marking the first of Muharram 1444 A.H.

Read Also: Hajj 2022: 1,617 Lagos pilgrims return home

Meanwhile, the tightening of the belt around the corners and the door still continue as at the time of writing this report.

It was gathered that the super embroidery cloth which was brought into the Harram by a long motorcade with hundreds of security officials weighs 850 kilogrammes and cost a…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper