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Eid Al Adha 2024: Saudi Arabia Announces 5-day Holiday For Private Sector

Saudi Arabia has announced a five-day holiday for the private and non-profit sectors in the Kingdom.

The announcement by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MoHRSD) followed an official statement confirming the dates of Eid Al Adha.

The Supreme Court announced that Friday, June 7 will be the first day of Dhu Al-Hijjah, according to the Umm al-Qura calendar, as the crescent moon of the month of Dhu Al-Hijjah was sighted on Thursday.

Saudi Eid Al Adha holiday

The Supreme Court said that standing at Arafat shall be on Saturday, the ninth day of Dhu al-Hijjah for this Year, 1445 AH, corresponding to June 15, 2024, and the blessed Eid Al-Adha shall be on the following day, Sunday.

Following the announcement by the Supreme Court the MoHRSD confirmed dates for private sector workers in the Kingdom.

In a social media post the MoHRSD said there will be four days of holiday from Saturday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 18.


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