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Shura Council Participate in Women Leaders Global Forum

Riyadh, The Women Leaders Global Forum was concluded yesterday in the Republic of Lithuania, with the participation of Shura Council's delegation consisting of Shura Council Members Dr. Alia Al-Dahlawi, Dr. Mody Al-Khalaf and Noura Al-Shaaban, it was reported here today.

Addressing the gathering, Dr. Al-Dahlawi, said that the great support provided by the Kingdom under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and Minister of Defense, to Saudi women, enabled them to participate in various fields of development, decision-making processes, derived from Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation 2020 program, which included development plans for various sectors, and many plans that achieve women's empowerment in different fields.

Dr. Al-Dahlawi pointed out that the educational opportunities and scholarships offered by the government to Saudi women, had their positive impact in enhancing the status and role of women in various fields and contributed to increasing employment opportunities for women in many fields, which raised the participation of women in the labor market.

She cited the recent election of Dr. Tamadur Al-Rammah, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development and Saudi nominee to the membership of the committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, an affiliate of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Source: Saudi Press Agency