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This is the first woman to lead an ambulance in Saudi Arabia

By Marwa Mahmoud

A Saudi girl proved once again that Saudi women are able to serve the nation, when she became the first Saudi woman to drive an ambulance .

Sarah Khalaf Al-Anzi, a graduate of the Jordan University of Science and Technology, specializing in ambulance and emergency.

She was honored by the Saudi ambassador to Jordan Prince Khaled bin Turki Al Saud for 3 consecutive years, for being among the Saudi students on the university’s honor board.

Al-Anzi has been working for 3 years in King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh, she told Al-Arabia .net that “the decision to drive the ambulance was not an easy decision for me as a woman, but the great motivator was to help society get rid of the Corona pandemic.

She added, “Society has never seen a woman driving an ambulance before, and when I drove her during the pandemic period, words of encouragement poured over me.

Al-Anzi indicated that her family has a great role in supporting her to continue this noble profession, and from here she raised a message that serving the nation and standing with our dear country in the Corona pandemic is not limited to men only, but women are able to give also.

She said, “We are under a wise leadership and an ambitious vision led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his faithful Crown Prince, who empowered Saudi women in all fields that preserve their rights”

Sarah said: “I am the youngest of my sisters, and all of my family work in the health sector, and this is a drive to reach what my sisters have before me, and this is what we are all proud of in serving the nation.”