Israel Airports Authority reveals plans to set up a Muslim prayer room at country's international airport in bid to build bridges with Israeli Arabs
The room will be expand on 20 square meters (215.28 square feet), will be lined up in a southeasterly direction and will include an alcove facing Mecca.
Rugs will cover its floor and a 35-centemeter (13.65-inch) high bench will be installed.
A small library of Quran books will also feature in the facility, which was conceived by officials at the Ministry of the Interior.
Team members also assist Arabic speaking passengers at terminals and security check posts.
The Citizens' Accord Forum between Jews and Arabs in Israel conceived the plan that aims at encouraging dialogue between Arab passengers and the IAA.
The IAA recently launched an Arabic-speaking version of its website.
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