Saudi Arabia has opened the way for women to work in the field of crime investigation by appointing them as public prosecutors for the first time in the Kingdom’s history, and that is in light of the efforts being made in order to empower women and enforce equality.
Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Muajab has met with 50 Saudi women, who have all been recently appointed as “lieutenant investigators.”
He exclaimed that Saudi women have been proving their competence and efficiency in public prosecution as well as other jobs and tasks that they have been assigned to, he also praised the efforts of both King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman in helping achieve such a milestone.
“Women are being allowed to take up jobs in this key sector for the first time in the history of Saudi Arabia, thanks to the utmost keenness given to them by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.” he said.
Al-Muajab made these remarks during an event that included the newly recruited women investigators at the Public Prosecution headquarters in Riyadh on Monday, in the presence of Deputy Public Prosecutor Sheikh Shaalan Bin Rajeh Bin Shaalan, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The newly appointed ladies already have a legal background in law and Sharia, yet they still have to undergo a one-year diploma course in criminology, which will include academic studies, training in the field of work and visits to agencies responsible of collecting evidence such as forensic experts. All of which will help the ladies learn closely about various aspects of the cases.
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Saudi Rania Nashar Makes it to Forbes’ List of The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women”
The Kingdom’s own Rania Nashar has made it to Forbes’ annual list of “The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women” and we can’t help but feel so much pride!
Nashar was ranked the 99th in the list that includes prominent names such as Angela Merkel, Kamaala Harris, Melinda Gates, Rihanna, & many other global female trailblazers.
Nashar is the first female to hold the position of CEO CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group. She also made it to this ranking through her tremendous efforts in implementing changes that empower women of Saudi Arabia, all of which comes as part of the 2030 Vision.
Nashar has exceeded 20 years of experience in the field of commercial banking and has been inspiring young Saudi women to take on the challenge as well and break the glass ceiling and for that, we congratulate her.
This Saudi Landmark Just Won a Prestigious Award for Its Innovative Architectural Design
The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has received the American Concrete Institute (ACI) award for concrete construction excellence.
The building, which is designed by Zahra Hadid Architects (ZHA), is one of the most well-known landmarks in Riyadh. It’s known for its unique architectural design.
The structure features an hexagonal honeycomb structure which stands out with hexagonal cell openings providing shade from the harsh sun. “ZHA projects have always been unique and creative in an unprecedented, nontraditional way. There’s no other structure like it in the entire world,” Saudi architect Mokhtar Al Shoaibi told Arab News.
The building is made of extremely complex steel, said Saudi architect Mukhtar Al-Shoaibi.