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Saudi Arabia opens its first women-only motorshow

A Saudi woman checks a car at the first automotive showroom solely dedicated for women in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on January 11, 2018. | Photo Credit: REUTERSmore-inWomen flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out Saudi Arabia’s first car exhibition aimed at women, a few months after the kingdom granted them the right to drive. Pink, orange and yellow balloons hung in the mall’s showroom as women posed for photos and selfies in front of the cars. “I’ve always been interested in cars, but we didn’t have the ability to drive,” said Ghada al-Ali, a customer. The showroom carried signs emblazoned with the slogan “Drive and Shop”, a play on words in Arabic.

Source: The Hindu January 12, 2018 11:22 UTC