Saudi Arabia appoints female security guards for first time at Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia appoints female security guards for first time at Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry on Monday published photographs of female security officers on duty at the Grand Mosque in Makkah for the first time.

The ministry captioned the images: From the field, “Hajj and Umrah security.”

This comes as part of a series of reforms initiated by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to improve women’s rights in the country.

Female security guards standing at Grand Mosque in Makkah
Female security guards standing at Grand Mosque in Makkah

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