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Saudi 2020 End of Ramadan Government Public Holidays Extended

Source: Saudi Press Agency (SPA)
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Updated: Thursday, May 14, 2020


The Ministry of Civil Services of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced that the Saudi public or government sector would begin its upcoming Eid al Fitr public holidays on Ramadan 22 and return to work on Shawwal 8, corresponding to May 15 and May 31, respectively.

The End of Ramadan public sector holidays of Saudi Arabia had been usually quite stable, until recently (2019-05-28, 2018-06-14, 2018-06-07, 2017-08-16, 2017-06-21, 2017-06-14, 2017-05-27, 2016-09-01, 2015-09-23, 2013-09-26, 2012-09-17 and 2011-10-27), while the Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Saudi public sector holidays, 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).



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