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For the first time in the history of Saudi Arabia, preparations have begun to open a brewery in the country

The country’s first liquor store in the capital, Riyadh, will be opened exclusively for non-Muslim diplomats

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Saudi Arabia ( Dr. Akhtar Gulfam) The Saudi government has begun preparations to open a liquor store in the country for the first time in history. According to the British news agency Reuters, the Saudi government has begun preparations to open the country’s first alcohol store in the capital Riyadh It will be opened exclusively to non-Muslim diplomats. A source familiar with the plans told Reuters that the store is expected to open in the next few weeks and will be located in Riyadh’s diplomatic quarter. Having to register through the app and obtain a clearance code from the Ministry of External Affairs, customers will be provided with liquor according to their monthly quota. Sources said the store will be “strictly restricted” to non-Muslims, however. He said it was unclear whether non-Muslim expatriates other than diplomats would have access to the store. The Saudi government did not respond to Reuters’ request for comment on this story. Saudi Arabia has strict Islamic laws. However, now the Saudi government under the leadership of Mohammed bin Salman is carrying out economic and social reforms under “Vision 2030”, which includes opening the country to non-religious tourism, concerts, and allowing women to drive, among other measures. Included.



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