The proposed hotel will reportedly be located close to Makkah's Grand Mosque. The proposed hotel will reportedly be located close to Makkah's Grand Mosque.

Wijaya Karya (Wika), the Indonesian government controlled construction company, has drawn up plans for a seven-tower hotel complex in Makkah, KSA worth an estimated SAR 4.12 billion (US $1.1 billion), reports the Jakarta Globe.

The proposed site will reportedly be situated near the city’s Grand Mosque, with each tower costing SAR 588 million ($157 million) and accommodating up to 1000 rooms.

The Indonesian daily quoted Wika corporate secretary Natal Argawan who said: “We are currently studying the extent of the project in Saudi Arabia and our operational team already visited the proposed construction site.”

Wika operational director Destiawan Soewardjono is also reported to have said that work to find a Saudi partner for the construction of the hotel is already underway, with potential companies set to travel to Indonesia soon to review the local company’s construction methods and standards.

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