Published: 2021-09-24 16:10
Last Updated: 2021-11-30 10:45
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrated the its 91st National Day, with a military parade in the capital, Riyadh, in which women participated for the first time.
A woman watching the military parade said that is “a dream come true to see the [Saudi] woman different from before and moving forward. This dream truly came true and within years Saudi has changed 180 degrees.”
A man talked about the achievement saying, “Seeing your sisters, family members and people of this country showing this parade, is a thing we are proud of as Saudis. It is such a beautiful thing and a feeling we can't describe.”
Another woman said, “The developments happening are beautiful. New things are happening and Saudi is totally different this year, and with God's will it will be better in the coming years.”
The Saudi Ministry of Defense also announced the participation of four types of warplanes of the Saudi Air Force in the celebrations of this National Day, in addition to launching green fireworks in the sky of 13 cities of the Kingdom, starting at nine in the evening Mecca time.