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In the footsteps of Lawrence

My journey into the new Saudi Arabia

3 December 2022

9:00 AM

3 December 2022

9:00 AM

I recently returned from Saudi Arabia following an invitation by the Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim bin Abdulaziz Al-Issa. The Muslim World League both hosted and financed all aspects of my travel and stay. It was over 12 years since I had last been to Saudi Arabia, 23 years since I once lived and practised medicine there.

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Qanta A. Ahmed MD, is a Senior Fellow of the Independent Women’s Forum, Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and author of In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor’s Journey in Saudi Arabia. @MissDiagnosis

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