New cover of Vogue Arabia
Women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to drive. Activists fought for the right to obtain rights for 27 years. In the past, they finally managed to get the right to drive. Since June 24, 2018, women in Saudi Arabia will be officially able to drive a car without special permission from a male guardian. Noting this event, Vogue Arabia released the June issue with Haifa Bint Abdullah Al Saud, the princess of Saudi Arabia. On the cover, she sits at the wheel of a red cabriolet in the middle of the desert. Over the shooting worked photographer Boo George. The cover of the Arab Vogue became the debut for the princess of Saudi Arabia as a model.
“Her Royal Highness, the daughter of the late King Abdullah, the beloved ruler of Saudi Arabia, is an elegant and noble woman,” Manoele Arnaud, editor-in-chief of Vogue Arabia, says. “She brings up three children, devotes her life to family and art. accepted our invitation to withdraw for the June cover.The royal families love privacy, and I appreciate the trust. “
In an interview with Haifa magazine, bint Abdullah Al Saud spoke about the forthcoming reforms of the Saudi Vision 2030, which the government is carrying out. “There are conservatives in our country who are afraid of change, for many, the old way is all that they know, but personally I am very enthusiastic about supporting all the changes,” says the princess. “It is very easy to discuss others and think that you are superior, but the Western world must remember that each country is unique, we have strengths and weaknesses, but this is our culture. “It is better to try to understand it before judging.”