Miqat in Taif to be expanded
2012-03-30 - Arab News - The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance has started to implement a project aimed at expanding That Erk Miqat (where pilgrims enter into Ihram announcing their intention to perform Haj or Umrah). That Erk Miqat is being used by pilgrims going to Makkah from Taif region via Asheera Road. After expansion, which will cost about SR99 million, the Miqat will have an area of 65,000 square meters. 

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