Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony held

Gilaf-e-Kaba

The annual ceremony to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held in Masjid- Al-Haram in Makkah.

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The covering cloth of the Kaaba, known as Kiswa, is changed on 9th Zilhaj every year after Fajr prayer.

The new cover has been prepared with estimated 150 kilogram of pure gold and 670 kilogram of silk fiber.

The cover, inscribed with verses from the Holy Quran, is prepared in Dar-ul-Kiswa factory with the cost of twenty million Saudi riyals.