How Saudi Arabia’s new Bisht Rules blend Tradition with Modernity

Saudi Arabia’s recent directive mandating traditional attire for officials, including the bisht for men and the abaya for women, is a thoughtful approach to blending heritage with modern governance. This initiative underscores the symbolic value of these garments, reflecting the kingdom’s dedication to preserving cultural identity while adapting to contemporary challenges.

by Dahlia Rahaimy | 3rd Jul 2024