Mataf bridge removal from Feb. 9

11254233_1689449177952706_1854408918_n

MAKKAH: The temporary bridges over the mataf, the circumambulation area around the Kaaba, would be removed over a period from Feb. 9 to March 9.
This plan is contained in a technical report filed by a government-appointed committee to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, according to a report in a local publication on Monday.
The committee, chaired by Bakri Assas, director of Umm Al-Qura University, recently held its 22nd meeting to discuss various aspects of the project. He urged everyone to work hard to ensure that the project is completed, which would improve services for pilgrims.
He said the work currently taking place at the Grand Mosque and other places in Makkah was the largest in the history of the Kingdom. More than 14,000 engineers, technicians and workers have been working on the project to increase the capacity of the mataf. After completion, it will accommodate about 105,000 worshipers per hour.
The project includes central air conditioning, ventilation, lighting, sound systems, clocks and surveillance cameras. Pilgrims will be able to perform the tawaf, circumambulation of the Kaaba, on the first floor and terrace. All the upper floors will be connected with escalators.

Article by: arabnews.com

These our Umrah packages 2015 & 2016:

 

About the Author
My name is Mustak Kamboli and it is really a great honour for me to work as a travelling agent for Muslim Pilgrims, who are looking to perform their religious duties such as Umrah and Hajj, by going to Saudi Arabia. I keep track of the latest happenings in Mecca and Medina in order to keep the clients updated through British Hajj Travel

Leave a Reply

*

Enquiry Form

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Phone (required)

City

Traveling Date:

Return Date:

No. of Passengers

Makkah Stay (days):

Madinah Stay (days):

Your Message

hide
Show/hide

Get in Touch





Office Address

242 Deepdale Road Preston PR1 6QB

Phone

  • 01772 252996
  • 07957197390
  • 01772 881116

Map

hide
Show/hide