Officials in Saudi Arabia have apologized over images of semi nude women appeared on big screens during a WWE.
The Saudi General Sports Authority released a statement on Saturday, a day after an advert featuring scantily clad female wrestlers aired at the World Wrestling Entertainment Co.’s Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah.
The Saudi sports authority apologized via a Twitter post for ‘the scenes of indecent women that featured in an advert before one of the wrestling matches.’
This comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, is working towards modernizing the highly conservative kingdom, with a greater of its population under the age of 30 years.
His reforms include allowing women to drive and to join the military and opening theaters in the kingdom.
The Saudi government has signed a 10-year contract with WWE to produce wrestling events in the kingdom.