DOHA, March 11 (KUNA) -- Qatar delcared on Thursday appointment of the first woman judge.
The official Qatari News Agency said Sheikha Maha Mansour Salman Jassem Al-Thani was sworn-in in front of the head of the supreme judicial council, justice Masoud Al-Amri, after she was appointed as assistant judge.
Sheikha Maha is the first woman to serve in the judiciary in the mainly-conservative Gulf country. (end) ma.rk KUNA 112152 Mar 10NNNN