Riyadh: Saudi has appointed Ahlam Bint Abdulrahman Yanksar as the 1st female director-general of Foreign Ministry’s dept. of cultural affairs.
As per the ministry, Ahlam holds a master’s graduation in Intl. business administration from that University of London. Previously she’d performed as a member of the tandem of the workplace of the ministry’s undersecretary for political & economic affairs. She’d also provided as deputy head of the economic & cultural segment in the Saudi Arabia embassy in London. In the Foreign Ministry’s North America dept. she has been in-charge of the economic & cultural file.
Princess Reema Bint Bandar has been appointed as the 1st female Saudi Arabia ambassador to the US in Feb 2019.
From Mohammed bin Salman’s promotion to crown prince in Jun 2017, he’s taken numerous drastic steps to reform & modernize Saudi. They contain empowerment of Saudi Arabia ladies.
After Saudi raised its longstanding ban on ladies driving, they’re taking to the streets. They could as of now enter education & health-care, without permission from a male guardian. Easing long-time controls on them, Saudi Arabia officials have also permitted ladies to travel without a male guard’s sanction & to apply for a passport.