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Zamzam containers at Haram Mosque cleaned and sterilized daily

September 29, 2021
Workers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah use the most modern equipment to keep the Zamzam containers clean.
Workers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah use the most modern equipment to keep the Zamzam containers clean.

MAKKAH -- Workers of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet's Holy Mosque wash more than 1,000 Zamzam water containers at the Haram Grand Mosque in Makkah daily utilizing the best sterilization and disinfection methods.

Director of the Zamzam Watering Department at the Grand Mosque Abdulrahman Al-Zahrani said the department seeks to keep the containers clean and sterilized with the aim of preseving the safety of visitors of the mosque.

The washing process goes through five stages, he said, adding that a specific, fragrance-free soap is used in the cleaning.

The stages also include the sterilization, drying and storage. Lastly, the containers are transferred in specific cars to the filling points at the Grand Mosque. He said the entire operation is carried out inside the mosque complex with the help of special equipment. -- SPA


September 29, 2021
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