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Saudi 2018 End of Ramadan Public Holidays Extended

Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA)
Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Most recent follow-up news item: May 5, 2021

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, has announced that the upcoming 2018 End of Ramadan (Eid al Fitr) non-working public sector holidays in Saudi Arabia would be extended by to last until June 23, 2018, inclusively.

Contrary to the Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Saudi public sector holidays, which have regularly been extended from 10 days to 11 days at the min and sometimes to 16 days (2017-08-16, 2016-09-01, 2015-09-23, 2013-09-26, 2012-09-17 and 2011-10-27), the End of Ramadan public sector holidays are usually quite stable, with the exception of last year (2017-06-21, 2017-06-14, 2017-05-27).

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