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The Kaaba in Makkah was decorated with a new cover. The new cover was sewn with the world’s largest sewing machine.

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According to the Saudi Press Agency, the annual process for the affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque on behalf of the General Presidency was launched under the supervision of Sheikh Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Abdulaziz Al Sudis, President of the Presidency. The team replaced the new covers with Kaaba Kiswah.
The new Kiswah consists of four separate side panels and a door curtain, with each panel raised to the roof of the Kaaba. Each time a new panel is raised, the old panel is opened. The new panel is then opened. Fixed in place with a heavy brocade belt. The belt consists of 16 pieces with six more pieces and 12 lamps below. This process is repeated on all four sides so that the Kaaba is completely covered with a new curtain. 850 kg of raw silk, dyed black, brocaded, 120 kg of gold wire and 100 kg of silver wire are used in the production of Kaswa. It is made by around 200 highly trained workers and professionals.