Saudi Arabia allows women to join the Army: 11.10.2019

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Points to Remember:

  • Saudi Arabia has allowed women to join armed forces, calling it another “milestone in women empowerment”.
  • Women would be able to serve as private first class, corporal or sergeant in the Air Force, Navy and other armed forces.
  • Last year, Saudi Arabia allowed women to join the security forces in the branches of criminal investigations and drug combat, among others.
  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler, has approved a handful of reforms aimed at widening women’s rights, including allowing them to drive and to travel abroad without consent from a male “guardian”.

About Saudi Arabia :

  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Currency: Saudi riyal
  • King: Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
  • Crown Prince: Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Which country has allowed women to serve in the armed forces as it embarks on a broad programme of economic and social reforms? Saudi Arabia
  2. Who is the current King of saudi Arabia? Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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