Saudi Arabia
Logo
 

Makkah's Zamzam well to be renovated

Kuna/Jeddah
Filed on October 28, 2017
Makkahs Zamzam well to be renovated

(Msdar)

The project execution will last for seven months, ending ahead of the next fasting month of Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, has approved a project for renovating Zamzam water well, Kuna reported on Saturday.

The project features construction of five crossovers, of eight meters width and 120 m length, said Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahmam Al-Sudais, the general Chairman of the Holy Mosque affairs, in a statement to the Saudi Al-Ekhbariya television channel, on Saturday.

Also read: How much water does Zamzam well pump?

The well surrounding will be sterilized, he said, indicating that sterilized, highly permeable gravel will be used.

The project will last for seven months, ending ahead of the next fasting month of Ramadan.





ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing!
MORE FROM Region
MORE FROM Khaleej Times
CurrentRequestUnmodified: /region/saudi-arabia/saudi-king-prioritises-economic-reforms-for-coming-year macro_action: article, macro_profile: , macro_adspot:
 
 
 
 
 
KT App Download
khaleejtimes app

All new KT app
is available
for download:

khaleejtimes - android khaleejtimes - ios khaleejtimes - HUAWEI AppGallery