Jeddah: At the historic Balad district of Jeddah, a new Guinness world record has reportedly for the longest Iftar table.
According to the official Guinness World Records website, the record was achieved by Afia International Company in coordination with the governorate of Jeddah, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the organizing committee of “Ramdanana Kida” festival, Saudi Arabia, on July 5, 2015.
The longest Iftar table measured 1.508 meters in length comprising 640 tables near Al-Jaffali Mosque.
The “Ramdanana Kida” festival includes commercial, social, religious, cultural, sporting and environmental and heritage activities. To represent the identity of the Hijazis, who love hard work and lend a hand to people, the festival opened the way for over young Hijazis to get involved.
As per reported, general public, charity houses and people with special needs attended the iftar dinner served.
The official panel of adjudicators announced the new record which had previously been set in Finland last year where 1.286-meter-long table was arranged by Ölvin, Bistro Cantor and C&D Fastfood in Loviisa.