It adds that the new law means numerous 1.5 million Saudi women who are at school or are in training can join the labour force in the years to come.
Videos and pictures have also emerged of security forces handing out roses to women drivers. "Recognizing this, the Saudi administration made raising the female participation rate one of its main targets in the National Vision 2030 program, created to modernize Saudi society". With the promise of greater independence, many women across the conservative kingdom signed up for driving lessons and road safety education classes at universities.
Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from June 24, ending the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights groups call an expanding crackdown on activists.
Some, like 30-year-old Faisal Mohammed, who lives in Saudia Arabia's Eastern Province, support the prince's bid for transformation. "We just have to dream to have more women in all job sectors of motorsport". The opening of the market to foreign investors.
Saudi Arabia's attempts at bringing changes in society have been a topic of discussion for a while now. "But overall, they seem to welcome change".
The move, however, coincided with a sweeping crackdown on female activists who long opposed the driving ban.
Saudi law enforces a strict form of Sunni Islam known as Wahhabism and is known for its gender segregation rules.
The Saudi authorities previously said they expected about 2,000 women to have received licences by the time the ban was lifted.
"I see that this decision will make women equal to men and this will show us that women are capable of doing anything a man can do", said Fawaz al-Harbi. She also was the first woman to import a Ferrari into Saudi Arabia and has taken her 458 Spider to tracks around the country for workshops and track days. According to Cohen, al-Jubeir said no other country has "that soft power".
While Ureña acknowledged Brazil won't be easy, he was confident his team could reprise the magic from four years ago. The dream is still on, not a dream.an objective! "Congratulations for the performance, guys".
Medicins Sans Frontiers said: "This plan would mean to people already exhausted to spend four more days on the sea". MSF called for a swift end to the crisis and a safe port in which to disembark the migrants .
Recent polling has found that health care is a crucial issue for voters this year. "I didn't vote for the tax bill". It will add fuel to Democrats' efforts to make health care a campaign issue in the mid-term elections.
The FBI obtained a warrant nine days before the presidential election to review those emails, found on the laptop of former Rep. He also quoted lawyer and Fox News talking head Mark Levin, who said " Donald Trump was 100% right to fire James Comey ".
This marks Trump's second summit of the G7, an informal gathering that meets every year under a rotating chairmanship. President Donald Trump arrives for the G7 Summit , Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.
Another expert said Kim's decision to visit China following his meeting with Trump did not come as a major surprise. He noted that unlike on previous visits, China's state broadcaster CCTV announced Kim's visit before his departure.
Trade Representative on Friday released a list of almost 900 Chinese imports that will face a 25 percent tariff starting July 6 . The tariffs will also be applied to autos and aquatic products, the ministry said.
This isn't the first time that Draper has put forward a ballot initiative in favor of breaking up California . Three separate Californias would also shake up the Electoral College, which picks the president.
Then he kept on with his round and parred the most hard hole on the course, the 14th, still smiling and acknowledging fans. Open is well underway. "It's something you might see at your club with your mates". "I think he just snapped".
Microsoft is hard at work developing the future of gaming with artificial intelligence technology, Spencer said . Microsoft commenced its E3 panel this year with the announcement of Forza Horizon 4 .
Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix to retake F1 lead
He stopped for new tyres on lap 33, momentarily losing the lead, before regaining it when Raikkonen stopped a lap later. He was into the points in 10th, passing Nico Hulkenberg on lap 12 but was already 24 seconds back from Hamilton.
Colbert Mocks Melania Trump's Jacket
A clothing company sold out of their charitable "I really care" jacket, which they created in response to the Melania controversy. Trump said she wanted to learn more about how these children can be reunited with their parents "as quickly as possible".
Aguero leads the line again for Argentina v Croatia
It was a hard night for Messi and Argentina . "We are here to help him every moment, and of course we will be at his side". In Messi, Maxi Meza, Angel Di Maria and Aguero, Sampaoli arguably has the best attack at the World Cup .
Deputies shot in Kansas City, Kansas
The deputy who was killed was identified as Patrick Rohrer, 35, who had been with the department for seven years, officials said. She said she would gladly give up a third trial for her daughter's murder if Fielder could be convicted for the 2017 murder.
Cohen Seeks to Silence Avenatti
Avenatti went to social media to decry the attempt to take away his spotlight, tweeting: "We just learned that Mr. Avenatti's actions are mainly driven by his seemingly unquenchable thirst for publicity, ' it added.
Kim Jong-un knows denuclearization must be 'quick' - Pompeo
They may also discuss efforts to recover the remains of soldiers missing and presumed dead from the 1950-53 Korean War. The two clasped hands for a long while Tuesday as they posed for photos in front of a row of US and North Korean flags.
Meghan Markle Has A New In-House ‘Surprise Stylist’
The ceremony saw the royals come out in full attendance barring the absence of Prince Philip and the youngest royal Prince Louis . The official royal tour will be a rite of passage for royal newcomer Meghan, 36, as she settles into married life with Harry, 33.
Porsche Picks Taycan as Name for Its First Electric Vehicle
This will enable 0-100km/h acceleration in "well under 3.5 seconds", Porsche says, with 0-200km/h coming up in under 12 seconds. With the lack of charging infrastructure, the chances of the Taycan coming to India anytime soon are nearly non-existent.
Twitter reacts to news of Anthony Bourdain’s death
Everyone has to take care of their mental health and the goal is to normalize conversations to improve and enhance it, Smith said. Anthony Bourdain committed suicide the same week as Kate Spade , even as the CDC reported a rise in suicides across the country.
Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid
Others threw stones or flew kites with burning rags attached, aiming to send them over the border and set Israeli fields on fire. Police also detained two other Palestinians, including a youth, from inside the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.