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The reason why Saudi Arabia lifted the ban on women driving

Economics play a key role as the conservative country's rulers encourage the country's well educated women to become a bigger part of the workforce

June 25, 2018 5:57 PM (UTC+8)
A newly-licensed Saudi driver, Majdoleen Mohammed Alateeq, prepares to drive her car in Riyadh on June 24, 2018. Photo: AFP/Fayez Nureldine
A newly-licensed Saudi driver, Majdoleen Mohammed Alateeq, prepares to drive her car in Riyadh on June 24, 2018. Photo: AFP/Fayez Nureldine
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