Prince Alwaleed says women driving ban hurts Saudi economy

Prince Alwaleed says women driving ban hurts Saudi economy
 

An influential Saudi prince, the billionaire investor Alwaleed bin Talal, has called on his country to lift its ban on women driving cars.
He said it was a matter of economic necessity as well as women's rights to lift restrictions.
Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not allowed to drive, and women's rights activists have been arrested for defying the ban.
"It is high time that Saudi women started driving their cars", he said.
Prince Alwaleed is an outspoken member of the Saudi royal family who has criticised the restriction of women's right in the... read more

 
30 November 2016 in Business, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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