TEMPO.CO, Riyadh - The delegation of the International Historical Museum of Prophet Muhammad and Islamic Civilization, Jusuf Kalla, and his entourage arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on October 24.
His visit aimed at following up on the establishment of the Prophet Muhammad museum in Jakarta. The groundbreaking was done on February 26, 2020.
The scientific reputation and the content of historical values and civilization of the international museum, which is claimed to be the largest in the world, has been recognized by more than 1000 scholars and muftis in the world.
According to the deputy chief of the Museum Foundation, Ali Hasan Bahar, the visit was to finalize the design, pictures, and stages of the museum construction.
“Insha Allah, the construction will finish in 18 months,” he said in a press release received by Tempo Saturday, October 24.