Riyadh: In another restriction imposed on Hajj and Umrah pilgrims, Saudi General Aviation Authority has imposed a ban on carrying Abe Zamzam (special water) in a travel goods.
Saudi General Aviation Authority has issued instructions for all the airlines. As per the instructions, all the airlines must have to follow the new orders strictly.
If any person will carry Abezamzam in a luggage along with other goods and if caught then he or she have to face fine.
Zamzam water is from the well that was revealed to Hagar (also spelled as Hajar), the wife of Prophet Ibrahim and mother of Prophet Ismaʿil (peace be upon them all). The well is located within the Masjid al-Haram in Makkah. Millions of pilgrims visit the well each year while performing the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimages in order to drink its water.
The pilgrims also carry Zamzam bottles inside checked-in baggage and carry-on baggage, in order to keep for future consumption and gift to friends and other family members.