Tahani Aldosemani

Tahani Aldosemani, Assistant Professor and Undersecretary of the Deanship of the Technology Department at Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University in Al-Kharj, smiles as she brandishes her brand new driving licence issued Monday June 4 by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of 10 Saudi women made history on Monday when they were issued driving licences just weeks before the lifting of the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia on June 24. Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. [Photos by the Center for International Communication, Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia]

Buckle up

A Saudi woman buckles up in a test car before doing a driving test at the General Department of Traffic in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. A total of 10 Saudi women made history on Monday when they were issued driving licences just weeks before the lifting of the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia on June 24. Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. [Photos by the Center for International Communication, Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia]

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A total of 10 Saudi women made history on Monday when they were issued driving licences just weeks before the lifting of the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia on June 24. Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. [Photos by the Center for International Communication, Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia]

Esraa Albuti

Esraa Albuti, an Executive Director at Ernst & Young, smiles as she brandishes her brand new driving licences issued Monday June 4 by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of 10 Saudi women made history on Monday when they were issued driving licences just weeks before the lifting of the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia on June 24. Expectations are that next week an additional 2,000 women will join the ranks of licenced drivers in the Kingdom. [Photos by the Center for International Communication, Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia]

4th May, 2018: First Licences Issued to Saudi Women
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