The Saudi Arabian Army has invited women to apply for soldiers' jobs listing 12 criteria that much be met by the applicants.
While specifying the locations where the jobs would be offered, the invitation to apply does not state whether the jobs would be in combat or non-combat positions.
The applicants must be of Saudi-origin and must be aged between 25 and 35, in addition to passing a mandatory medical check up and go through personal interviews to ensure good conduct, according to the announcement carried by the Saudi Press Agency.
The decision to recruit female soldiers is one of many reforms enhancing women's rights introduced in recent months in the conservative Muslim kingdom.
King Salman has decreed that women will be permitted to drive from June, while women spectators were allowed to attend football matches from last month.
Earlier this month, the Public Prosecution also said it would begin hiring women as investigative officers for the first time, following similar announcements from the General Directorate of Passports and Justice Ministry.
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