Saudi Princess Nourah University to establish a women driving school
The Arab News reports on October 1, 2017 that the all-women university, Princess Nourah University, will open a driving school for women. A link to the story is here, and the text is pasted in below.
JEDDAH: Princess Nourah Bin Abdulrahman University announced on Saturday
that they are ready to establish a driving school for women in
cooperation with the relevant authorities. The university made the
announcement on their twitter account, adding that their decision comes
in line with the Royal directive to allow women to drive equally with
their male peers in the Kingdom.
King Salman issued the decree last Tuesday, according to a royal court statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
“The royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations,
including the issuance of driving licenses for men and women alike,” the
The decree orders the formation of a ministerial body to give advice on
the practicalities of the edict within 30 days and to ensure the full
implementation of the order by June 2018.