Twitter celebrates as Saudi Arabia allows women to drive

Twitter celebrates as Saudi Arabia allows women to drive

Celebs like Kris Jenner and Rihanna also sent in their congrats!
27 Sep, 2017

In an unexpected move, Saudi Arabia announced yesterday that women in the country will be permitted to drive from next June, reports AFP.

This is a historic decision that makes Saudi Arabia the last country in the world to permit women behind the wheel.

Of course, Twitter had lots to say on the matter,

In Saudi Arabia, women rejoiced:

Celebrities chimed in with their congrats:

love to see progression. women will now be able to drive in Saudi Arabia 💅🏾🎀❣️🚗

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Predictably, there were lots of women driving jokes, so this shutdown was necessary:

Some took the time to clap back at the infamous supporters of the women driving ban:

Some are already thinking of the new possibilities:


Rana Mohsin Sep 27, 2017 09:35am
Drivers are asset of this world.
Ahmed Sep 27, 2017 11:30am
Waiting for the women driver jokes
Well Meaning Muhammed Sep 27, 2017 11:54am
what is there to celebrate women have been driving for ages
waseem Sep 27, 2017 01:47pm
@Well Meaning Muhammed not in saudi arabia dude read the news properly :)
umar Sep 27, 2017 02:30pm
They have allowed driving just when driver less are ready to take off :P. Anyways feel happy for the women. They will have more freedom to enjoy their lives.
itrat khaliq Sep 27, 2017 02:35pm
Next step cinemas
Ali Sep 27, 2017 08:27pm
Good decision