C.I.T.E. workers on the scaffolding use special instruments for waterproofing and protecting the east faces of the Grand Umayyad Mosque and the lower portion of the white minaret. Our special materials give the stone faces and minarets strength and cohesion, while protecting the stones from damage and weather effects like CO2, acid rain and UV rays.

Some of C.I.T.E. 's experienced workers enjoy the view of old Damascus from the east wall of the Grand Mosque.

The finest methods and materials were used to revitalize and preserve the unique beauty of the Grand Umayyad Mosque.

The general manager and owner of C.I.T.E. , Kousay Alzaim, with two workers on a 35 m scaffold, checking progress on the east side of the Grand Umayyad Mosque.

Extensive waterproofing and protection were needed on the north and east faces of the mosque, near the oldest coffee shop in Damascus. The walls are now very strong and clean, and will stand up well to the tests of time and the weather.
C.I.T.E. workers on a scaffold near the lower section of the huge east door. Their work restored the grandeur and majesty of the old mosque.
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