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Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia 2017 1438-39

List of Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia 2017 1438 to 1439 hijri

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as an strict Islamic countries mostly contains holidays related to Islamic events such as Eid. Muslims celebrate their religious events more enthusiastically in Saudi Arabia and only other holiday is given is National Holiday of KSA. Lets see the dates of 2017 Holidays in Saudi Arabia


Ramadan ends on 29th June in year 2017 after that Eid ul Fitr Holidays starts.

Arafat day 31st August 2017 After that Eid ul Adha Holidays starts.

Eid ul Fitr 25th June 2017 to 28th June 2017(1438 Hijri)

Eid Ul Adha Bakreid 31st August 2017 to 4th September 2017(1438 Hijri)

National Day of Saudi Arabia 23rd September 2017 one day

What is Saudi National Day

Other Holidays and Rules:

Read in Detail: Saudi Labour Laws of Leaves and Holidays Article 151

Weekend holidays in Saudi Arabia are on Friday and Saturday every week in most of Government and private sectors.

Most government institutions gives more than one week of Holidays during Eid ul Fitr and Eid Ul Adha.

Private sector follow their own criteria or do what all other sectors do. But according to Labour law Many private companies gives usually 4 days of holidays on both Eids.

Companies having more Non-Muslims employees usually gives 1 days Eid holidays and remaining become as an overtime.


National Days of Saudi Arabia in this year 2017 will fall on 23rd sep 2017 1438.

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