Modernization of Saudi Arabia

Abraij Al Bait Tower, Makkah. The tallest building in Saudi Arabia. Source : creativecommons.org

Modernization of Saudi Arabia began in the late 1940s and continued to improve through the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s. During the modernization process in Saudi Arabia, different aspects such as social, religious, and cultural were being touched.

Saudi Arabia was one of the countries of the Middle East that witnessed modern transformation from the desert rural country into a modern country. The Modernization of Saudi Arabia was largely as a result of the discovery of oil in the country in the late 1930s.

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