Moderator, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman who attended a public session at the World Economic Forum, turned to the princess, and quipped:
'queen' for a day?...I won't tell anyone."
MB-07: "US-Arab Economic Forum"
Princess Lolwah Al-Faisal daughter of a former Saudi king and Al-sister of two prominent members of the current government, Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal and Prince Turki Al- Faisal, the outgoing Saudi ambassador to the United States, is pictured (above) at the World Economic Forum... A gathering known for getting world leaders to engage in frank, often off-the-record dialogue without fear of criticism.
The driving ban imposed by the kingdom's ruling male elite, is thought to be an issue by which King Abdullah may yet lift from dormant state to its place amongst Saudi public debate. Of course to many Saudis, it is said that the easing of the driving ban is not centered as a women's rights issue...
|Instead, it's one by which will greatly assist the country's economic development. :)|
Sultan bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud
Prince Turki Al-Fasial
Prince Abdel-Rahman | Bandar bin Sultan
Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century
Ambassador Turki Al-Faisal
and More - SUSRIS IOI - Jan 19, 2007