Tag Archive: mataf expansion

Dec 20 2012

Ottoman portico surrounding Kaaba to be protected

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has ordered the preservation of the Ottoman portico within the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) in Mecca during a project to expand the prayer area in the mosque, a Turkish daily reported on Sunday. The project will increase the size of the mosque to 500,000 square meters, doubling its …

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Dec 20 2012

Masjid Al Haram – Mataf Expansion Project

The proposition of a project to increase the capacity of the mataf was shown to King Abdullah in Ramadhan 1432 Hijri who directed to start implementing it. -King Abdullah assigned the Ministry of Higher Education, General Authority of Masjid al Haram and Masjid al Nabawi and Saudi Bin Laden Group (Working team) to finish the …

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Dec 07 2012

Video: Work on mataf expansion begins

Mataf Expansion

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Sep 14 2012

No plan to cut number of pilgrims, says Hajjar

Fahd Al-Manee’ MAKKAH — The Kingdom has no plans to restrict the number of pilgrims during the next Umrah season. Announcing this at a press conference here, Dr. Bandar Hajjar, Minister of Haj, put at rest reports that the number of pilgrims will be drastically reduced owing to the ongoing expansion of the Mataaf (circumambulation …

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Aug 17 2012

Expansion to triple mataf’s capacity

JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Monday 6 August 2012 The expansion project for the mataf (the circumambulation area around the Kaaba) will triple its capacity, according to a senior official of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute of Haj Research. Abdul Aziz Saroji said the expanded mataf would be able to accommodate 130,000 pilgrims per …

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