Our FLOTUS has not been required to dress modestly in Saudi Arabia, the country picked by her husband as his first official overseas trip. It was reported that, on top of the meetings on the US president’s agenda, there will also be sufficient time for pleasure in the extraordinary Arab kingdom.
Females in Saudi Arabia, incorporating foreign visitors, by default are obligated to wear a floor length garment – abaya, and hijab. But, when asked if the US first lady would be required to wear the otherwise mandatory, a Saudi Arabia official stated Riyadh “usually doesn’t demand” a precise dress-code, instead “accepts suggestions.”
“We welcome any style in clothing,” Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said to the media on Thursday, as reported by RIA Novosti.
This upcoming Saturday evening, the president and the first lady will accompany members of the Saudi royal family for a spectacular dinner, US national security advisor H R McMaster disclosed previously this week.
The US official disclosed additional specifics about President Trump’s first overseas trip with the journalists at the White House, after labeling it “a historic trip.”
Prior to the visit, Riyadh has also launched a website for a “brighter future” in numerous languages, that showcases a countdown clock.
“He will meet and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries, where he will deliver an inspiring yet direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology and his hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam to dominate across the world,” he said to reporters mentioning that the speech is “intended to demonstrate America’s commitment to our Muslim partners.”
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