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Saudi Arabia 2013 End of Ramadan Tomorrow
 
(Posted on Wednesday, August 7, 2013)

Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA)

Following an extraordinary session to consider whether there were reports on sighting the new moon of Shawal, the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that Thursday, August 8, 2013, would be the first day of the Eid Al-Fitr for the Hijra year 1434H, a date on which are based the related sets of public sector and private sector public holidays in Saudi Arabia.

As per the aforementioned press statement, the court stated that the declaration was based upon the "testimonies of a number of adult witnesses who confirmed to have seen the new moon of Shawal after sunset this evening".

Saudi Arabia Minister of Labour had earlier announced (04-Aug-2013) that Saudi Arabia's private sector employees would have a four-day period of public holidays to mark the upcoming 2013 Eid Al Fitr, while the Minister for the Civil Service had declared, the week before (29-Jul-2013), a 12-day period of public sector holidays at government and semi official establishments across the country for the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan).

In the past, the government of Saudi Arabia has declared periods of public sector holidays for the Eid Al Fitr holidays ranging from 10 days (15-Aug-2011) to 16 days (17-Aug-2010).

Related links:

Saudi Arabia bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (August 2013)
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
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 2015-01-05: Saudi Arabia 2015 Public Holidays Announced
 2014-01-08: Saudi Arabia 2014 Public Holidays Announced
 2013-08-04: Saudi Arabia 2013 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Update
 2013-07-29: Saudi Arabia 2013 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced
 2011-08-15: Saudi Arabia 2011 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Announced
 2010-08-17: Saudi Arabia Declares 16-Day Eid Public Sector Holidays


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