Yemen, Syria and also Pakistan among favourite destinations
Riyadh A Lot More compared to 2,100 Saudi men married non-Saudi women last year,
the Ministry of Justice offers revealed.
The ministry stated Yemenis topped their e-mail list regarding foreign females marrying
Saudi men using 1,017 marriage contracts concluded at the Saudi Shariah
courts in 2009. They Will are accompanied by Syrians (164), Pakistanis (145) and
According to end up being able to official statistics, 1,944 Saudi women married foreign
men a 12 months ago representing 1.4 % of the total quantity of marriage
contracts concluded inside the courts. Foreign men have been married to Saudi
women consisted of: 419 Yemenis, 407 Kuwaitis, 193 Qataris as well as 176
Meanwhile, a new bali wedding record issued inside SanaAEa from the department of
documentation in the Yemeni justice ministry mentioned Saudi men topped
foreigners who got married in order to Yemeni females last year adopted by
Emiratis, Americans and also Bahrainis.
Dr Naif Al Shammari, a new social researcher, said Yemen is becoming a
haven with regard to Arab men seeking marriage. oThey will furthermore be evading the actual high
costs regarding marriage within Saudi Arabia getting advantage in exactly your same time of
the poor Yemeni families,o he said.
Al Shammari said the rising figures involving Saudi men planning to Yemen to
get married offers resulted in the sharp increase inside the number unmarried
Saudi women. He quoted a new study which mentioned there were 1.5 million
unmarried females in Saudi Arabia.
The research stated the explanation for this was the actual refusal involving fathers to
marry their particular daughters around the schedule of otribal incompatibilityo.
It stated a few fathers wouldn't normally allow their particular working daughters to
marry because they need to possess his or her salaries, the privilege that they
may will end up in case their daughters acquire married.
oThe judicial system throughout Saudi Arabia does not assistance Saudi women
to marry about their particular own,o it said.
On another hand, the particular Saudi ministry regarding interior features turned down a
request through the Shura (consultative) Council to unwind restrictions on
Saudi men wishing to obtain married overseas.
The ministry, however, exempted old men, your disabled along with the
socially rejected. It said these classes involving men can certainly be granted
permission for you to marry foreign women inside consideration of their
Dr. Talal Bakri, chairman in the councilAEs social committee, said
the council had questioned your ministry to unwind restrictions in order that Saudi
men wouldn't normally have to travel overseas and obtain marry sans permission.
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