Eid Al Adha: Saudi Arabia announces first day of Islamic holiday

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The kingdom has announced Eid Al Adha holiday dates for both private and public sector employees.

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Published: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9:00 PM

Last updated: Wed 22 Jul 2020, 8:49 AM

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court on Monday said that the Day of Arafat will fall on Thursday (July 30) and that the Eid Al Adha holiday will be on Friday, July 31.
The kingdom also has announced Eid Al Adha holiday dates for the employees of the private and public sectors, the State-owned Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday.
Employees working in the country's private sector will get four days off, from July 30 until August 2.

Public sector employees will enjoy a two-week holiday beginning Friday, July 24, through to Saturday, August 8, and are expected to return to work on August 9, according to SPA.

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