Mecca: Major housing project planned
153 new residential towers will be built in Mecca under a major housing project, which is estimated to cost SR14 billion, according to Saad ibn Jameel Al-Qurashi, a businessman, cited by Arab News.
He said three international consultancy offices would present their studies and final designs of the project to the Mecca Development Authority for approval shortly. The project is slated to accommodate 350,000 pilgrims.
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