Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has visited one of the largest mosques in Southeast Asia during his visit to Indonesia’s Jakarta.
King Salman visited the Istiqlal Mosque, named after the Arabic word for “independence” to commemorate Indonesian independence, was as opened to the public in 1978.
King Salman presented a Quran calligraphy piece embroidered with gold threads on thick black cloth that looks like a thick black veil of tapestry covering Kaaba (kiswah) to the Mosque.
After praying at Istiqlal Mosque, King Salman met a number of Islamic religious leaders at the Presidential Palace later in the day.
Saudi Arabia and Indonesia Wednesday signed agreements in areas ranging from trade to aviation as King Salman bin Abdulaziz visited the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.