RIYADH: Eight million liters of Zamzam have been distributed to visitors at the Grand Mosque in Makkah during the first ten days of Ramadan.
The eight million litres were distributed in three million single use bottles, and through 25,000 containers dotted around the mosque, 250 back packs carried by employees, 58 smart carts with a capacity of 80 liters each, and 33 special carts each holding 100 bottles in the mataf areas.
More than 100 employees have been deployed to the various entrances of the mosque, of which 100 are in use at the moment, to welcome visitors, direct them, manage crowd flow, and support security personnel in directing people from one section to another when praying areas reach full capacity.
The mosque has also been cleaned 100 times in the first third of Ramadan by 4,000 employees.
Each time it was cleaned, 1,300,00 liters of disinfectant and 25,000 liters of fragrance was used.