Saudi Arabia declares holiday on February 22 for private sector
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) Eng. Ahmad Suliman Al-Rajhi confirmed on Saturday that Feb. 22, Founding Day of Saudi Arabia, will be an official holiday for all in public and private sectors.
According to a Royal Order issued earlier, Saudi Arabia will commemorate Feb. 22 every year as the nation’s Founding Day.
Taking into account that the middle of the year 1139H, corresponding to the month of February of the year 1727, signals the commencement of the reign of Imam Muhammad bin Saud, marking his founding of the first Saudi state, the King of Saudi Arabia has made the above announcement.