Belgium will become the first country that sent a woman Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Belgium for the first time in the history of diplomacy has appointed a woman Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, according to Belgian public broadcaster VRT.

Diplomat Dominique Miner will give his credentials to king of Saudi Arabia in the summer of 2018.

Women in Saudi Arabia have significant limitations in social and political life, reminds VRT. The appointment of a Miner Ambassador will be a «clear signal» to the authorities in Riyadh concerning the rights of women, the channel quoted a source in the Ministry of foreign Affairs.

According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belgium Ambassador in Iran will also be a woman.

The Independent says that from 2010 to 2015, Ambassador of Georgia to Saudi Arabia was Ekaterina Mikadze, however, she held this position concurrently, and the Embassy based in Kuwait.




Belgium will become the first country that sent a woman Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 18.12.2017

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