H.R.H Princess al-Faisal at W.E. Forum

H.R.H Princess Lolwah in the news...
Moderator, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman who attended a public session at the World Economic Forum, turned to the princess, and quipped:
"What would you do, princess, if you were
'queen' for a day?...I won't tell anyone."
"First thing, I'd let women drive," Al-Faisal said dryly, as the audience erupted in applause and laughter... Read more
Photo-Patrick Ryan: HRH Princess L. al-Faisal
MB-07: "US-Arab Economic Forum"
I sense unique greatness here :)
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. :)

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Other items of interest:
Jan 22nd, 2007: Challenges and Opportunities:
Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century
Ambassador Turki Al-Faisal

Jan 19th, 2007: Support for Iraq, Middle East Peace Process: Ambassador Turki al Faisal on Relations
and More - SUSRIS IOI - Jan 19, 2007

UAE Holds First FNC Elections

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