Riyadh: In a important transfer to gender equality, the Governor of Yanbu, Saad bin Marzouq Al-Suhaimi, handed the certificates of driving licenses to 11 Saudi Arabian girls in the governorate, for the 1st time in the Kingdom’s record.
They acquired their driving license after they handed the theoretical and functional education system that was held at the Fishermen’s Cooperative Society in Yanbu.
The schooling program is a person of the aims of the Vision 2030 fisherman software, which aims to permit Saudi women to sign up for and integrate into the marine organization, which aims to localize the maritime tourism professions.
The ceremony was held at the Yanbu Cooperative Modern society for Fishermen, in the presence of the Assistant Commander of the Border Guard Sector in Yanbu Col. Abdullah Al-Balawi, Deputy Governor of Yanbu Faisal Al-Mutairi, and President of the Cooperative Culture for Fishermen in Yanbu Hamed Al-Juhani.
It is noteworthy that the ladies handed all the theoretical and useful exams that were being carried out by the Border Guard Command in the Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah location, below the supervision of female military cadres trained to have out these types of checks.
60 girls in fishing
It is noteworthy that the Saudi National Fisheries Development Plan announced in August that 60 women of all ages experienced been recognized into a undertaking to qualify for the fishing occupation for the initially time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi girls who ended up accepted into the task will be qualified in the “Holoul” observe, which specializes in sales and promoting of fish merchandise, by experts and specialists in the subject for the initial time. The initiative aims to practice and qualify Saudi youth for the fishing occupation.
It is worthy of noting that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in recent many years has instituted reforms to greatly enhance women’s participation in financial improvement, which includes unifying the retirement age for both of those sexes, and operating on removing gender discrimination in phrases of wages, occupation form, subject, and doing work hrs.
The previous couple yrs have witnessed sizeable growth in the level of Saudi women’s participation in the labor current market.
3 decades ago, the participation level of Saudi girls was 20.5 %, then it rose quickly to 33.6 per cent in the initial quarter of 2022.