The Expanision of the Holy City of Makkah Almukarramah. Saudi Arabia. 23rd May 2011
Makkah Al-Mukarramah is the holiest city on earth to Muslims. Every year, it turn host to millions of pilgrims from all over the world and this increases with each passing year. As a result, Makkah has become one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in the world. Aware of the need to accommodate the ever increasing number of pilgrims, the Saudi Kingdom, guardian of the two holy cities (Makkah Al-Mukarramah and Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah), has continuously been focusing on a concerted effort to develop the cities and have been regular in the implementation of plans for refurbishment and expansion throughout the years. Every different phases or projects of expansion are often multi-billion dollars programs of modernization to the city and the latest phase seems to be the most exciting yet.