Daijiworld Media Network- Jeddah (JF)
Jeddah, Sep 28: Towards the betterment of women empowerment, around 600 Saudi women underwent training and are now employed in various roles at the two grand mosques, reported by the Tribune.
The Women’s Development Affairs Agency, led by Al-Anoud Al-Aboud, deputy president for women’s development affairs, employed 310 of those women.
Under the leadership of Kamelia Al-Daadi, around 200 women work for the Agency for Women’s Scientific, Intellectual and Guidance Affairs, while the rest work at the Agency for Women’s Administrative and Service Affairs.
Earlier this year, Saudi women soldiers were appointed to stand guard in Mecca and Medina, the holiest site of Islam. As women dressed in military khaki uniforms monitoring the security situation in the Grand Mosque in Mecca for the very firsts.