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Posted On: 27 September 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:18 pm

Women in Saudi Arabia will soon be allowed to drive!

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Saudi Arabia announced that women in the country will be allowed to drive, starting June 2018! The news comes after a long period of anticipation from women both in Saudi Arabia and outside!

The Saudi Press Agency wrote:
"We adopt the application of the provisions of the Traffic Law and its Executive Regulations - including the issuance of driving licenses - to both males and females, and to form a high-level committee of ministries of (internal affairs, finance, labor and social development) to study the necessary arrangements for enforcement; the implementation shall be - God willing - as of 10/10/1439 AH, in accordance with the approved Sharia and regulations and completion of what is required by it."

The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs also tweeted:

People in Qatar have been responding to this long awaited news too!

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