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Saudi Arabia starts issuing driving licences to women

RIYADH, June 4, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades, state media reported.

“The general directorate of traffic today started replacing international driving licences recognised in the kingdom with Saudi licences, in preparation for allowing women to drive from June 24,” the official Saudi Press Agency said.

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