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Saudi Arabian National Day Public Holiday Extended
 
(Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011)

Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA)

The government of Saudi Arabia has extended the upcoming National Day annual non-working public holiday by one day.

In a communique, the Saudi Ministry of Civil Service announced that Saturday, September. 24, 2011, would be an official non-working public holiday for all government employees due to the National Day of Saudi Arabia falling on a Friday (which is part of the Saudi weekend).

In a separate communique, the Director General of Public Relations and Information and the spokesman of the Saudi Ministry of Labor, Hattab Bin Saleh Al-Anzi, announced that his Ministry had declared Saturday, September. 24, 2011, as an official non-working public holiday for the private sector as well.

In past years, the September 23, National Day, public holiday has often been the source of last minute announcements and tinkering (18-Sep-2007 and 19-Sep-2006).

Related links:

Saudi Arabia bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (September 2011)
Saudi Arabia 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Saudi Arabia 2020 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Saudi Arabia 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Saudi Arabia 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
Saudi Arabia 2023 bank holidays and public holidays
 2016-09-17: Saudi 2016 National Day Public Holiday Extended
 2015-08-28: Saudi Arabia National Day Public Holiday Extension Ruled-Out
 2013-09-16: Saudi Arabia Public Holiday September 22
 2012-09-16: Saudi Arabia Public Holiday September 22
 2007-09-18: Saudi Arabia Denies September 22 Public Holiday Rumour
 2006-09-19: Saudi Arabia Declares September 23 Natiowide Public Holiday


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