Saudi Arabia to Allow Women into Sports Stadiums from 2018

Turki Al-Asheikh, Chairman of the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia has announced that Saudi women will now be able to attend sports events in stadiums starting from 2018.

The move is aimed at empowering and engaging women in the society as an integral part of the development process. All these changes support Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030” plan for economic and social reforms.
Important Takeaways from above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia.
  • Mohammed bin Salman is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Source- The Guardian