Saudi males have been prohibited from marrying girls from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Chad and Myanmar, says a report in Makkah each day quoting Makkah Police Director Maj Gen Assaf Al-Qurashi.
In line with unofficial figures, there are about 500,000 girls from these 4 nations at the moment residing within the kingdom.
In a transfer apparently aimed toward discouraging Saudi males from marrying foreigners, further formalities have been positioned earlier than issuing the permission for marriage with foreigners. Saudi males wishing to marry foreigners now face harder laws.
These eager to marry international girls ought to first acquire the consent of the federal government and submit marriage purposes by official channels, Maj Gen Qurashi was quoted as saying.
The official stated candidates needs to be over 25 and connect identification paperwork signed by the native district mayor in addition to all different identification papers, together with a duplicate of his household card. “If the applicant is already married, he ought to connect a report from a hospital proving that his spouse is both disabled, affected by a power illness or is sterile,” he stated.
Maj Gen Qurashi stated divorced males wouldn’t be allowed to use inside six months of their divorce.