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Crown prince: ’abaya’ is not mandatory for woman

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RIYADH – Saudi women do not need long robe (‘abaya’) to wear, as they are “decent and respectful” dress. That said the influential Saudi prince Mohammad bin Salman in an interview with news channel CBS.

Last year he made king Salman is known that women from June 2018 also cars are allowed to operate.

Salman stated that in islamic law, nothing is recorded about the wearing of a black abaya, or black headgear. “Women can decide for themselves what kind of decent and respectful clothes they want to wear,” says the 32-year-old prince, who is known as a reformer.

A prominent clergyman said recently, all that women abaya in the cabinet should go out. The conservative islamic kingdom put more steps in the area of women’s rights. So king Salman last year known that women from June 2018 also cars are allowed to operate.

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