The expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque
The city of Medina is currently the largest expansion in the history of the Prophet’s Mosque since its inception. This expansion will add more than one million square meters of existing space of the mosque, and the construction work on this expansion, accompanied by the other giant projects in Medina, where he holds the Saudi Ministry of Finance pursue engineering and economic studies for the expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque, and projects associated with it. In addition to addressing the classifiers for the implementation of these projects, and the award of tenders on them.
Engineer Ibrahim Trere is the director of projects at the Ministry of Finance, he explained to the Arab that “major expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque project may be associated with several projects and elements associated with them directly and indirectly, including the development of the central region, as well as project Dar al-Hijrah company, which consists of 100 towers administrative and hospitality, and some services, as well as the trail year project, which will link the Prophet’s mosque and Quba mosque. ”
Project trail year
The project was approved recently by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, in his recent visit to the city of Medina and is working now to start to develop preliminary studies for him. It aims to revive the Sunnah of the Prophet of Allah bless him and his family and him walking between the Prophet’s Mosque and Quba Mosque.
The project, which will connect the two mosques, extending 3 kilometers in length and a width of 300 meters. Stretches on the road service buildings, commercial and residential, and taken into account in the design of civil Tairaz, it will arrive in the northern region of Quba Mosque, the southern region of the Prophet’s Mosque.
The Ministry of Finance has begun an inventory of real estate that will fit into the path of the project year, where it was limited to 840 properties, an area of 929 thousand square meters.
The ministry estimated the expropriated property to trail the year is valued at about ten billion riyals, and is expected to begin the evacuation of these homes start of the new Islamic year.
It is developed by the Ministry of Finance it planned and the full services of water, electricity, linking, and the paving of roads in order to compensate for the expropriated property owners, more than the planned area of 18 million square meters, and the number of pieces of which more than 15 thousand pieces. The study is currently being linked to the planned metro network in the city of Medina, and that link to the Prophet’s Mosque.
The expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque
Over the mosque in its history, a number of expansions, the beginning of the era of the Caliphs, the Umayyad Covenant, through the Covenant Abbasid and Ottoman periods. State Arabia, and it has seen a major expansion of the mosque during the reign of King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, before King Abdullah announces the expansion is the largest in the history of the mosque, which is the expansion of King Salman constantly work. This expansion will increase the capacity of the mosque to one million and six hundred thousand worshipers.
It was March before the start of the past may be the first phase of the expansion of Saudi Arabia for the third Prophet’s Mosque. Two hundred thousand square meters, where racing against more than 10 thousand workers and engineers time to complete the expansion works, and action figures recorded since the beginning of the business so far 33 million cumulative hours of work has been completed until the end of July.
He explained Dr. Khalid as a case manager projects in Dar es engineering project “consists of a building expansion, the first phase of the eastern side, and a similar building from the western side, and the future of the north side, separating expansion and the building-based arenas misleading interfaces, as well as bridges List link old mosque with expansion. ”
King Salman depends designs expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz – and God bless him -mads Wednesday 09/14/1436 H, the reception of the Finance Ministry team headed by the Minister of Finance Supervisor General Assistant to the expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque Professor / Mohammed more and share some of the members of the Supervisory Committee of the project, engineers, supervisors The ministry Madinah projects. The attended the reception, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister and His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Salman, Governor of Medina, and His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais general president of the Grand mosque and the Prophet’s mosque
Have a look – may God protect him – on offers and cut-outs of projects implemented by the Ministry of Medina within major expansion project for the Prophet’s Mosque and related items, namely:
1 – Stereo revised design for the expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque.
2 – Stereo trail project year.
3 – surround the re-establishment and expansion of Quba mosque project.
4 – Stereo Dar al-Hijrah project.
5 – Stereo ministry scheme to compensate kind project.
6 – surround the King Salman Convention Center.
7 – Display the general outline developmental Central New Area of the city of Medina.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, has adopted a revised design for the expansion of the Prophet’s Mosque which includes the construction of the first phase on the east side and the second phase on the west side with the expansion of the first row and the postponement of the third stage on the north side until the readiness of residential towers alternative to accommodate the population at this stage, according as illustrated by the accompanying drawings .
It also adopted – may God protect him – the trail project year and the project re-create and expand the Quba Mosque, and God bless him and supported the continuation of Dar al-Hijrah and the outline of the ministry projects to compensate in kind and Salman King Center for conferences and planned developmental year for the new central area.