Saudi prince says women SHOULD be allowed to drive as it’s NECESSARY
Alwaleed bin Talal, 61, said the current situation was backwards, not just in terms of civil rights but also from a financial point of view.
He posted a letter on Twitter yesterday calling for an end to the long-standing ban.
He said: “It’s high time that Saudi women started driving their cars.
“Preventing a woman from driving a car today is an issue of rights similar to the one that forbade her from receiving an education or having an independent identity.”
He said driving was no longer a “social luxury” but “a necessity” - and also highlighted the financial benefits.
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