Women to vote in Jeddah council elections
Women will be allowed to vote in the Jeddah City Council elections for 2016 to be held in September, Al-Hayat daily reported.

Women will be allowed to vote in the Jeddah City Council elections for 2016 to be held in September, Al-Hayat daily reported.

Jeddah City Council Head Abdulmalik Al-Junaidi said Jeddah City Council is the first council in the Kingdom to allow women to vote.

“I believe this step will vitalize the role of women in our society and will give them the chance to contribute to the development of the country. The city council is the entity supervising the municipality and overlooking its reports,” said Al-Junaidi.
 
 
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