Ghilaf-Kabba Prepration

April 25, 2018

The covering cloth of the Kaaba, known as Kiswa, is changed on 9th Zilhaj every year after Fajr prayer on the day of Arafat that is main pillar of the Hajj.The new cover has been prepared with estimated 150kg pure gold that is imported from Germany and 670kg silk fibre which is brought from Italy.The cover, inscribed with verses from the Holy Quran, is prepared by over 200 weaving experts in Dar-ul-Kiswa factory with the cost of 22 million Saudi riyals (nearly PKR.600 million). While old Ghilaf e Kaaba would be divided into pieces and would be gifted to the foreign dignitaries.

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