2005 News Story

Expansion of Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah to be completed

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued a directive to complete the expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. These remaining works include the installation of 182 sunshades to protect worshippers, more places of prayer, parking facilities and the completion of roadwork projects. The cost of the project will be SR 4.7 billion [U.S. $1.25 billion].