Saudi Arabia completes renovation of Zamzam wellMarch 28, 2018
Makkah, Saudi Arabia marked the completion of a renovation project for Makkah’s holy Zamzam well in a ceremony Tuesday.
Prince Khalid Al Faisal, advisor to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and governor of Makkah region, inaugurated the completion of the renovation project for the well and surrounding area in Makkah’s Grand Mosque, also known as Masjid al-Haram, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.
The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque said in a statement that barriers which had been put around the Kaaba for the renovation work were removed.
There are 21 meters between the Zamzam Well and the Kaaba.
The Kaaba, located in Makkah’s Grand Mosque, is the holiest site for Muslims to which they turn during prayers.
Source: International Islamic News Agency