The Saudi Ministry of Interior has introduced historic reforms, appointing female security officers for the first time at the Grand Mosque.

Pictures shared by the ministry show the women guards in security uniforms taking care of the safety of worshippers and pilgrims while ensuring all precautionary measures were being complied with.

“From the field, security of Hajj and Umrah,” wrote the Ministry in the caption.


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Saudi Arabia’s recent move to allow women to climb the ranks in its internal security forces is one of the new reforms endorsed by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz to advance women’s rights in the country.

Under his Vision 2030 initiative, Saudi women will be provided with several opportunities to participate in various disciplines and in roles previously allowed only to men.