There are different roles that includes Saudi royal land forces, royal air forces, royal navy, royal Saudi air defence forces and medical services for armed forces.Hend Al Otaiba, director of strategic communications at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, said on Twitter: “Great news. I look forward to watching Saudi Arabia’s women lead across many industries, including serving in the country’s military.”
— Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) October 9, 2019
Saudi foreign ministry posted an image explaining the new roles, which the ministry billed as “another milestone in Saudi women empowerment”And the announcement comes two days after Saudi Arabia announced it would allow foreign men and women to share hotel rooms without proving they are married.
It is a move away from its traditionally strict social code and in order to grow its tourism industry, all women will also be allowed to stay in hotel rooms without a male family member.