The Al-Shaibi Family
This blessed family has the unique honour and distinction of having been selected as the Custodians of the Key to the door of the Holy Ka’aba by the Prophet till the Day of Resurrection, as guided by Allah the Exalted, in verse 58 of Surah An-Nisa.
إِنَّ اللَّـهَ يَأمُرُكُم أَن تُؤَدُّوا الأَمـٰنـٰتِ إِلىٰ أَهلِها
“BEHOLD, God bids you to deliver all that you have been entrusted with unto those who are entitled thereto” (Muhammad Asad, 4:58)
Please see the Urdu page of this website for details on the history of this distinguished family and the custodianship of the Ka’aba.