The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has reiterated its plans to rehabilitate the historical mountains of Makkah to woo pilgrims from different parts of the Islamic world to visit the sites.
The Mecca Clock Royal Tower hotel is seen under construction, topped by the biggest clock in the world with a 45 meters diameter, which overlooks the Grand Mosque on June 16, 2010, in Mecca. (AFP)
Muslims pray at the Grand mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 3, 2017. (Reuters)