With the participation of 37 Saudis and taking precautionary measures, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque finished the lower part of the Kaaba covering by about three meters yesterday evening, Wednesday, and covered the raised part with a white cotton cloth about two meters wide on all four sides, as was the annual custom in preparation for this year’s Hajj season.
The President General for the Affairs of the Great Mosque and the Mosque of the Prophets, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, while overseeing and participating in the work of raising the Kaaba clothing, stated that the raising of the Kaaba curtain was carried out by a group of specialists from the King Abdulaziz Complex for covering the Kaaba during which it was covered is about folding the curtain of the Kaaba, which is covered with a piece of silk.The lions, inscribed with verses from the Noble Qur’an, stand up to protect them from tampering and to be an opportunity for the pilgrims to to see the curtains of the Kaaba lifted in accordance with the annual custom.
It is noteworthy that in the past the curtains of the Kaaba were drawn and the white color was used as a kind of announcement of the entry of the Hajj and the hermitage, as this was the only means of preventing the entry of the time at that time. indicate the ritual, in addition to protecting the cover during the season.
Al-Sudais is taking part in raising the curtain of the Kaaba. to lift