Makkah: The squares within and outside the Holy Mosque of Makkah witness in Ramadan the biggest iftar in the world. More than 12,000 metres of tablecloth are stretched daily for iftar along the Mosque area for worshippers to end their fast.
Officials in charge of the iftar in the Holy Mosque say its daily cost amounts to about one million Saudi riyals (Dh982,200). Iftar does not take more than 15 minutes – from the time that people stretch the tablecloths out to the clearing of the remaining food. The area where people take iftar is cleaned as fast as possible in order to leave room for people to perform Maghreb prayers. Baca entri selengkapnya »