wedding bandsAccording to press source, experts and specialists from 10 different ministries of Saudi Arabia will study a proposal to provide financial support to citizens who wish to get married.

The source informed that a directive was issued to these ministries, including the Ministries of Social Affairs, Finance, Health, and Housing, to study an assistance mechanism that provides couples physical, social, psychological and cultural benefits.

It has been seen that increased wedding expenses has made one too many Saudi bachelors reluctant about getting married. Besides high wedding costs, dowry for some families in Saudi Arabia goes beyond SR 100,000. Despite offers by Social Affairs to help with facilities and loans for their marriage some young Saudi men marry non-Saudi women or opt for “Misyar” marriage because of the rising expenses, reported Akhbaar24 news.