Two women win Saudi election


Two Saudi businesswomen have been elected in the kingdom’s first ballot in which women were allowed to stand.
Lama al-Suleiman and Nashwa Taher were among 12 successful candidates voted onto the board of Jeddah’s chamber of commerce and industry.
The turnout was low and the election was only a local affair, but analysts say it is a significant step.

I’d say so! Now about that driving thing…

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  1. asirjoda
    Posted November 3, 2009 at 6:58 pm | Permalink

    my husband serves in millitary branch in Saudi…..
    Hope he is ok…
    Military Spouses

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