King Salman regime in Saudi Arabia has taken another step towards women’s empowerment. Apart from giving exemption to women from jobs in different areas to traveling alone, now some women soldiers have also been deployed in the security of Haj pilgrimage in Mecca. It has been told that dozens of women have been entrusted with the security of the Haj pilgrimage in Mecca and Medina.
Women dressed in khaki uniforms of the Saudi army were seen monitoring the movement of people in the Grand Mosque of Mecca. Along with khaki uniforms, the female soldiers were seen wearing a long jacket, loose trousers, and a black beret over a dress that covered their hair. A female soldier named Mona told that she is following the journey of her late father, who himself has given protection in this mosque in Mecca. He said that it is a matter of pride to see the visitors of Mecca.
Mona, who studied psychology, got a lot of support from her family in choosing her career. After which he is a soldier. Mona believes that serving the religion, serving the country, and serving the guests of Allah is a matter of greatest pride for her. The point to be noted is that Due to Corona this year, Saudi Arabia has imposed many rules on Haj pilgrimage for foreign nationals.
Prince Salman bringing change in Saudi Arabia under Vision 2030 Let us tell you that the credit for the changes that started in Saudi a few years ago is given to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of King Salman. The prince has taken the lead in transforming Saudi’s economy dependent on oil exports and aims to make it an investment hub with tourism. Due to this, they are continuously announcing strict rules of governance and relaxation in restrictions on women.
These reform processes have been named Vision 2030. Under this, the Prince of Saudi has also removed many restrictions on women. Now adult women have been allowed to move anywhere without the permission of their relatives. Apart from this, women have also been given the right to control in family issues.