King Salman orders the issuance of driver's licenses for women
Order # Khadem_aharman_alherifin # Almlk_salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Tuesday to issue driving licenses to women in cars # Saudi Arabia .
A supreme order was issued for the adoption of the provisions of the Traffic Regulations and its executive regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses, to both males and females.
A high-level committee of ministries (internal affairs, finance, labor and social development) is being formed to study the arrangements for enforcing this.
The Committee shall raise its recommendations within 30 days from its date and implementation from 10/10 / 1439H and according to the approved Sharia and regulations.
The High Order reads as follows:
"The Minister of the Interior Peace be upon you and God's mercy and blessings: We refer to the negative consequences of not allowing women to drive the vehicle, and the positive aspects of allowing it to do so, taking into account the application of the necessary legal controls and compliance.
We also refer to the view of the majority of the members of the senior scholars on the leadership of women of the vehicle that the legitimacy of this is in terms of origin permissibility, and that the views of the reservation is focused on considerations related to blocking the possible pretexts that do not reach the certainty and the predominance of the thought, and do not see impediment To allow it to lead the vehicle in the light of finding the guarantees of legitimacy and order necessary to avoid those pretexts, even if they were within the scope of doubtful possibility.
And that the state is - with the help of God - guardian of the values of legitimacy, it is the preservation and care in the list of priorities, whether in this matter or other, will not hesitate to take all that would maintain the security and safety of society.
Therefore, they adopted the application of the provisions of the Traffic Law and its Executive Regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses, to both males and females, and to set up a high-level committee of ministries (Interior, Finance, Labor and Social Development) to study the necessary arrangements for enforcement. Days of its date, and the implementation - God willing - as of 10/10/1439 e and according to the approved legal and regulatory regulations, and the completion of what is required by it.
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