Saudi Alturki Holding Group to build 114 storey Quran chapter equivalent tower in Casablanca, Morocco

Posted on 4th December 2014

The Saudi Alturki Holding Group is to build a 514 meter tower in Casablanca, according to reports.

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The US$ 1.5 billion project will see the construction of the tallest building on the African continent and will be situated in the downtown area of Anfa City.

In a report by IBNLive, executive director Osama el-Husseiny said the latest technologies would be applied in building the 114-storey tower and noted that the number of floors was identical to the number of chapters in the Quran.

The report also said the group is planning to construct a 250-hectare modern city in Bouskoura, south of Casablanca, according to the firm's executive director.

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