SAUDI ARABIA

Home delivery of Zamzam water begins in Makkah in first phase

April 23, 2020



By Abdul Aziz Ghazzawi

Okaz/Saudi Gazette


JEDDAH – The National Water Company (NWC) has started distribution of Zamzam water bottles among the people of Makkah in the first phase of a national drive. Home delivery of the holy water to the applicants will be made in accordance with an online initiative announced by Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques.

Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, Eng. Mohammed Al-Mowakali, CEO of NWC, said that the company started finding appropriate solutions to distribute Zamzam water in light of the precautionary measures of coronavirus pandemic. “Work is being done to finalize the necessary mechanisms and procedures with one of the local electronic platforms to start distributing bottles of Zamzam water in the holy city of Makkah in the first phase of the initiative and this will be expanded to other cities in the next phases.

NWC is the main operator of the King Abdullah Zamzam Water Project in Makkah. The company earlier announced the standardization of Zamzam water bottles to a capacity of five liters instead of 10 liters. The new package is part of the Project’s transformation plan in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to meet the increasing demand for Zamzam water bottles.


April 23, 2020
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