All about opening doors and breaking boundaries
KSA’s Ministry of Defense announced that both men and women can apply for positions in the Military through their online portal. These positions are available in all subsidiaries of the military – including the Saudi Arabian Army, Royal Saudi Air Defence, Royal Saudi Navy, Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force and Armed Forces Medical Services.
#Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Defense announces that men and women in the Kingdom can now apply for positions in the military through their unified admission portal.https://t.co/OVNBHzcK64 pic.twitter.com/naNU346fZ7— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) February 21, 2021
Women will be able to advance in the ranks as soldiers, lance corporals, corporals, sergeants, and staff sergeants.
This comes as a part of Saudi’s 2030 vision which aims, in part, to develop the country’s public sectors. Women between the ages of 21 and 40 can apply through the online portal. Applicants must be at least 155cm tall and cannot be government employees.