In Saudi Arabia with Trump, Melania and Ivanka give the headscarf a miss

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United States First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump‘s daughter Ivanka Trump eschewed the strict Saudi Arabia dress code while attending different events in the country.

Melania and Ivanka, who are accompanying Trump on his first international trip as President, were seen without headscarves during Trump’s key speech in front of heads of state in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Melania on Sunday visited the American International School in Riyadh and an all-women General Electric service center without a headscarf.

“Enjoyed talking to the incredible women working hard @GE_Saudi service center. Great strides being made towards the empowerment of women,” Melania tweeted.

“Had the honor of visiting 1st all-women process service center in #Riyadh, #SaudiArabia. Thanks to @GE_Saudi for the invite!” she said in another tweet.

Similarly, was also seen without a headscarf while attending a women’s empowerment roundtable at Tuwaiq Palace with civil society leaders, prominent businesswomen and female Saudi elected government officials, CNN reported.
“Today I met with Saudi Arabian women leaders and learned directly of their accomplishments, challenges & vision for the future. #POTUSAbroad,” Ivanka tweeted.

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