In a Major Step for Saudi Arabia, 10 Women Are Appointed in Senior Positions at the Two Holy Mosques

Via Emirates Woman

The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been making huge steps towards women’s empowerment in line with the Saudi 2030 vision, an ambitious post-oil economic plan. In another huge decision, it was just announced that Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs has appointed 10 women into senior positions at the Two Holy Mosques.

Several sources confirm that the appointments have been made across several different departments and include developmental, administrative, linguistic, technical, engineering, directive, and advisory roles.

Via Sada El Balad

“Empowering women to assume leadership positions is an important subject that will reflect on the development and the economy,” the statement said.

The decision is among a long list of policies being implemented by the government to strengthen the status of Saudi women, like allowing them to drive, attend sports events in stadiums, and allowing women over 21 to travel alone.

WE SAID THIS: A huge step towards women’s empowerment in the Kingdom and the region as a whole!