The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a special status among Gulf countries and hosts two most holy places of Islam, Mecca and Medina. Ruled by a dynasty, biggest oil exporting country Saudi has a good image in compare to other dynasties of Gulf or Islamic countries of the world. King Abdullah has introduced a number of social, political and economic reforms in the society and these reforms have made some eminent and visible impact on the image and performance of the country internally and in the eyes of world.
In the first time in the history of Saudi, a woman was made a deputy minister by King Abdullah very recently. This was a very revolutionary step towards woman empowerment and towards the recognition of women rights in the Saudi Arab. King further provided the women a right to vote and assured them a right to contest coming municipal elections. A number of programs for the youth employment and to welfare the employees of the government has been announced by the king. Such steps are going to make a positive effect on the society and future of the country.
King Abdullah is a moderate thinker and recently on his orders, action was taken against some extremists of the country who in the name of Islam were involved in some destruction activities. A number of modern economic reforms were introduced in Saudi and in long term these are going to make good impact on the economy of the country and can reduce the dependency of oil sector only. Development programs for youth are also showing the effect among youth, youths are educated, career oriented and contributing in development of society.
Some more steps are required to make a better and modern Saudi by the king but development is a continuous process and requires time, King is making efforts for the betterment and with time the impacts would be visible to everybody.
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