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Saudi Arabia marked the completion of a renovation project for Makkah's holy Zamzam well in a ceremony on Tuesday, the official SPA news agency reported.

Prince Khalid Al Faisal Bin Abdulaziz, the adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and governor of Makkah region, was present in the opening ceremony for the renovated well and surrounding area in Makkah's Grand Mosque, also known as Masjid al-Haram.

The Directorate General of Works of Masjid al-Haram and Masjid an-Nabawi said in a written statement that the barriers, which had been put around the Kaaba for the renovation work, were removed.

The Zamzam well is located 21 metres east of the Kaaba.