Video of female soldiers in military parade goes viral

The video of Saudi female soldiers participating in a military parade and one offering a smart saluting went viral on the social media. The video became instant hit when a large number of Saudi users of social media, especially Twitteratis, shared and commented on the video.
The military parade was held on the occasion of the visit of Minister of Interior Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Naif to the General Directorate of Prisons in Riyadh on Thursday.

One of the video clips showed a female soldier standing in front of Minister of Interior to perform the military salute, saying: “By your order, sir,” before the military parade began.

During the visit, the minister inspected the workflow of the directorate and launched a number of centers specialized in the rehabilitation and reform of prisoners.

The centers that were launched included the Fajr Center, the Thiqa Center, and the Eshraqa Center and these centers are tasked to carry out rehabilitation and reform programs in all regions of the Kingdom.

Prince Abdulaziz also monitored the progress of work at the Women’s Capacity Training Center, which is responsible for qualifying female cadres to carry out the tasks of prison security, military police, and social and psychological care. Also, he witnessed some military exercises, self-defense skills, and some lectures in the educational halls for the trainees.

It is noteworthy that Prince Abdulaziz recently inaugurated via video conferencing the headquarters of the General Directorate of Prisons in Riyadh. This was part of the efforts exerted to develop security headquarters and keep pace with the best designs to provide a high-level infrastructure that serves security work.