A resident of Saudi Arabia, Salam al-Enezi called his daughter Ivanka – after the daughter of U.S. President Donald trump. In his opinion, this should be a sign of improved relations between the two countries.
Young father said that shortly before the birth of girls was discussing with friends the international situation after the change of the us administration. And they took it to «weak», suggesting to call his daughter Ivanka.
At the local branch of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the girl was booked under an unusual name, but warned that the final decision will be made at the Central office of the interior Ministry in Riyadh.
Salam rejects allegations of impropriety. «I am a devout Muslim who reveres the Koran. No one disputes the tradition to name children Turkish names,» he says.