Saudi Cabinet Approves Female Appointment to Ministry Post: SPA

Noor Saeed Baqadir appointed general director of media at Ministry of Education, official Saudi Press Agency reports, citing Minister of Information Abdul Aziz Khoja. * NOTE: King Abdullah in January appointed 30 women to the 150- member Consultative Council for the first time NSN MGGW2S6K5117 <GO> * NOTE: In 2009, Nora bint Abdullah al-Fayez was appointed kingdom’s first female deputy minister at education ministry

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