53 women among 156 new investigative officials appointed at Saudi Public Prosecution

The new members have undergone intensive and specialized training courses that have improved their competence: official

  
A Saudi woman journalist attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A Saudi woman journalist attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 29, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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RIYADH — There are 53 women among the newly appointed officials who will be responsible for investigating cases in a number of branches of the Public Prosecution in all parts of the Kingdom, Dr. Majid Al-Dosaimani, spokesman of the Public Prosecution.

On Monday, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman appointed 156 investigative officials at the Public Prosecution with the rank of a lieutenant.

“The new appointments reflect the King’s care and keenness on the effective functioning of the Public Prosecution so as to fulfill the role assigned to it. Appointing women as members of the prosecution comes within the goals of the Vision 2030, which is to empower Saudi women and expand the circle of their work in order to enable them to contribute, along with their male counterparts, to the nation building process,” he said.

Al-Dosaimani said the new members have undergone intensive and specialized training courses that have improved their competence prior to their appointment as members of the Public Prosecution. They have been provided them with both theoretical and practical training necessary for working in the fields of judiciary and prosecution.

The spokesman said the Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Muajab affirmed the keenness of the wise leadership to provide all means that support the work of the Public Prosecution and the success of its vital role in the society. He congratulated the new male and female officials, and wished them every success in further strengthening the functioning of the Public Prosecution and highlighted its role in effective execution of the law, guarding rights of the public and protecting the rule of the land.

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