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In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah

The showroom was opened in a shopping mall in the western Red Sea port city of Jeddah to allow women the freedom to choose their own cars before they hit the road.

In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
A Saudi private company on Thursday opened the first car showroom for women only just five months before a decision allowing females to drive takes effect.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
The showroom was opened in a shopping mall in the western Red Sea port city of Jeddah to allow women the freedom to choose their own cars before they hit the road.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
In a historic decision late last year, King Salman gave Saudi women the right to drive, abolishing an almost three-decade ban based on religious reasons.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
The showroom offers a wide selection of vehicles from various makes and is staffed by women only.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
It also provides women with solutions to finance their purchase provided by leading banks and financial companies.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
The company plans to open more automobiles showrooms for women in the oil-rich kingdom.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
The showroom offers a wide selection of vehicles from various makes and is staffed by women only.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
Saudi women tour a car showroom for women in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
The showroom offers a wide selection of vehicles from various makes and is staffed by women only.
In pictures: First women-only car exhibition in Jeddah
Saudi women tour a car showroom for women in the Saudi Red Sea port city of Jeddah.