The decision to close after the Saudi security forces were able to arrest an expatriate of Turkish nationality tried to steal some of the antiquities in the exhibition "Building of the Two Holy Mosques."
Sources confirmed to the "previously" that the incoming infiltrated the "building of the Two Holy Mosques" in the area of "Umm Al-Joud" at dawn yesterday, trying to steal some of the ancient monuments, while he was arrested by the security authorities, after he was spotted through surveillance cameras, and before To escape on the run.
The news site that the closure of the "building of the Two Holy Mosques" is due to take some security measures and to ensure the safety of antiquities and holdings, and to identify the site from which the thief infiltrated, and repair some of the damage caused in his failed attempt.
The presidency of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque that "surveillance cameras revealed the attempt by the thief, and that the security authorities were able to arrest him, where investigations are still ongoing with him on the case."
The exhibition "Building of the Two Holy Mosques" is 9 km away from the Grand Mosque, one of the important museums in the Makkah region, and belongs to the General Presidency of the Holy Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque. Founded in 1999, the exhibition deals with the Two Holy Mosques and the evolution of their architecture over the centuries.
The exhibition consists of seven halls including two models of the Two Holy Mosques, and a number of different collections of manuscripts, inscriptions, precious artifacts, architectural figures and rare photographs.