There has been a tremendous increase in the number of women lawyers in the Kingdom in recent years, Minister of Justice Sheikh Waleed Al-Samaani said here on Sunday.
Addressing the Saudi Law Conference, the minister said the number of women who have obtained a license to practice law shot up to 300 percent.
“This shows that women’s participation in the legal profession will witness a big leap in coming years and a subsequent promising future for law in the Kingdom,” he said.
The minister said there has been a 60% increase in the number of those who have entered the legal profession during the last two years.
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