JEDDAH: Feminine participation in sport in Saudi Arabia has shot up by nearly 150 % since 2015, the Kingdom’s sports activities minister revealed.
Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal mentioned far-reaching adjustments as a part of the Saudi Imaginative and prescient 2030 reform plan and the affect of Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan have been main components in contributing to the success.
The minister hailed the princess as an amazing function mannequin who had impressed her friends and nation
by way of her sporting achieve- ments, taking part in an important half in selling mass participation in sports activities and finishing up vital work on the board and as a member of the Worldwide Olympic Committee’s (IOC) girls and sports activities committee.
Princess Reema not too long ago took half within the first Gender Fairness and Ladies Management Discussion board, organized by the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) and the Worldwide Taekwondo Federation, that focused girls’s welfare in sports activities.
Following her lead, many feminine achievers have been elected as members of worldwide sports activities organizations.