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22 Jul 2021 MECCA
New type of memento distribution at this year's hajj: robot distribution of Zamzam water
3 Nov 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
Environmental organisation WWF has released analysis of new water risk scenarios for 100 cities around the world.The city risk analysis, released on World Cities Day (31 October), includes scenarios in Beijing, Jakarta, Jaipur, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Mecca and Rio de Janeiro, with almost half of the cities at risk being in China...
20 Aug 2019 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
Contemporaneously with this year's Hajj season, the government of Saudi Arabia announced investment in new water developments totalling in excess of $825 Million USD.The projects include construction of a pipeline from the desal plant at Al-Shuaibah to Makkah (also known as Mecca) and other holy sites and expansion of the desal plant, which together are estimated to cost approximately $545 Million USD, according to reportage in Arabian Business...
16 Aug 2013 ABUJA
The federal government yesterday approved about N2.1 billion for water supply to Abuja Technology Village as well as the sum of N131 million for the design of engineering infrastructure and production of tender documents for the phase five of the three zones of Kyami District (A-C), Abuja. FCT minister Senator Bala Mohammed, who gave the hint while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, said that the two projects were approved following two separate memos he tendered before FEC...
24 Jun 2013 MECCA
The water supply to Makkah will be reduced over the next two days because of a leak in the pipeline from Al-Shoaibah Plant. There would be no supply from the plant until the leak is fixed, said Sultan Al-Otaibi, spokesman of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) in a statement. The leak appeared after recent repair work, he said...