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Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony begins at Masjid al-Haram

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Size of the Ghilaf is 657 square metre and it comprises four pieces, the report added.

The annual ceremony to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held at Masjid-e-Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque) in Saudi Arabia on Thursday where millions of Muslims have gathered to perform Hajj.
The Daily Pakistan reported that the ceremony to change the cover, which also known as Kiswa, of the Kaaba, is organised on 9th Zilhaj every year after Fajr prayer on the day of Arafat that is major pillar of the Hajj.

“The new cover inscribed with verses from the Holy Qura’n has been prepared with 150kg of gold and silk fiber,” the report said about the Ghilaf-e-Kaaba ceremony.