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Annual ritual to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held at Masjid al-Haram

July 30, 2020 | English, Ministries, Official News | Share:

Islamabad, July 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): The annual ritual to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia on Thursday. The fourteen meter tall garment has been prepared from pure silk fibre, embellished by gold and silver-plated thread and motifs illustrating verses from the Holy Qur’an. The covering cloth of the Kaaba, known as Kiswa, is changed on 9th Zilhaj every year on the day of Arafat.

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