Saudi reforms: Woman appointed to senior government post in rare move
Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appointed a woman to a high-level government position on Monday, Reuters reports, an exceptionally rare move in the kingdom. Tamadur bint Youssef al-Ramah was designated as deputy labor minister, per Reuters.
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