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SAUDI WOMEN

Over 87,000 Business Licenses Issued to Saudi Arabia this Year – Report

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Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Commerce and Investment issued over 87,000 business licenses to women in the last year as the Kingdom looks to increase female integration into the Saudi economy.

SOCIAL REFORM

Goldman Sachs Head Lloyd Blankfein Visits Saudi Arabia, Calls Changes in Kingdom ‘Striking’

This morning, King Salman issued a royal decree ordering that women be able to drive next year.
"Just back from Saudi Arabia. Social and economic change is striking. Long way to go but new generation is 'driving' reform," Blankfein said.

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