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Giant clock tower in holy city of Makkah

21 Aug

The clock reflects a goal by some Muslims to replace the 126-year-old Universal Time standard — originally called Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) — with Makkah mean time.  Time (GMT) — with Makkah mean time.

Saudi Arabia will test what it is billing as the world’s largest clock in the holy city of Makka  during Ramadan.
Muslims worldwide face during daily prayers and is part of Saudi efforts to develop the city visited by millions of pilgrims every year
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Three-month test run will start during the first week of Ramadan.

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Posted by on August 21, 2010 in News

 

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