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In Saudi Arabia, banned Valentine's Day

February 14 2008
17:03

In Saudi Arabia, have banned celebrate Valentine's Day.

Power of the kingdom of this country that adheres to strict Muslim traditions, argue the ban so that the holiday promotes extramarital relations between men and women. The country has to notify all owners of shops that on the eve of this holiday is unacceptable to sell gifts for lovers. It has also been prohibited from selling red roses, because of what their price on the black market has increased dramatically.

Special units "religious" police called to monitor the implementation of the requirements of the authorities.

But, in spite of such severe restrictions, people will still make each other gifts, but that they go to a different bag of tricks, writes Pravda.ru.

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