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  • Ahmed Saleh

Modern Technology and Rigorous Maintenance Practices Safeguard the Sanctity of the Holy Kaaba

Makkah, December 06, 2023, In the meticulous care of the Holy Kaaba, the General Authority for the Care of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque embraces cutting-edge technologies and upholds global standards. This unwavering commitment not only ensures the well-being of the countless visitors but also contributes to the long-term preservation of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque.


The authority's approach to maintaining the Holy Kaaba's kiswa (cloth) involves a specialized Saudi team, boasting extensive experience, which conducts daily inspections and executes regular maintenance tasks. Any identified observations or necessary repairs are promptly and efficiently addressed in accordance with a high-standard plan.


Over several decades, the dedicated team from the authority has consistently demonstrated their commitment to excellence. In addition to daily inspections, periodic adjustments and stabilization efforts are undertaken to guarantee the proper alignment of the kiswa. This proactive approach not only upholds the aesthetic appeal of the Holy Kaaba but also ensures its structural integrity.


Efficient cleaning practices are implemented from all sides of the cloth, reinforcing the authority's dedication to maintaining the pristine condition of the Holy Kaaba. Moreover, particular attention is given to the care of significant elements such as the black stone and the Rukan Yamani (Yemeni Corner).


Through the fusion of advanced technologies and a systematic maintenance regimen, the General Authority for the Care of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque stands as a beacon of diligence in preserving the sanctity of the Holy Kaaba. Their tireless efforts underscore the importance of marrying tradition with innovation to uphold the sacred legacy of these revered religious sites.


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