Plans Have Been Made To Link Grand Mosque And Holy Sites


MRDA (Makkah Region Development Authority) has finally approved plans to make tunnels that will join the Arafat and Mina through Muzdalifah. Also, the tunnels will join the courtyards of Holy Mosque in Makkah. This entire project will enable the pilgrims to enjoy their journey other than Hajj and Umrah packages and offers.

Meeting has been held by emir of Makkah, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal along with adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. This event takes place at governorate office in Jeddah. All the planning will be presented before King Salman for final approval.


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Authority members and advisor to the chairman of the authority have also attended the meeting. The planning also includes construction of housing towers on the Mina Mountain, which will not disturb the Holy Site.


According to reports, about 6 towers have been made in Mina, which have the ability to accommodate approximately 12,000 pilgrims. It has also been found that arrangements have been made better for the better stay of pilgrims in Muzdalifah.

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Plan has been made that will boost the transportation system between Holy Sites and the Grand Mosque. Secretary General of the authority, Hashim Al-Faleh said while talking to media that: “The main purpose of the meeting is to develop districts in the region of Makkah. This plan will allow the citizens to make their properties within their respective districts. Meeting is placed to organize a forum that will attract larger investors to Makkah to contribute in the development process”.



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