For those new to Saudi Arabia, will find that number of public holidays are few unlike the other parts of world.
To begin with, the weekly holidays are on Fridays and Saturday though some private companies have half day on Saturday.
Then there are holidays for two Muslim Festivals (Eids) as below:
|Name of Eid||Hijri (Arabic) Date||Duration|
|Eid ul Fitr||1 Shawwal||Normally 10 days for government sector and 3 to 7 days for private sector|
|Eid ul Adha||10 Dul Hijjah||Normally 10 days for government sector and 3 to 7 days for private sector|
As all government offices will be closed during these days, so it advisable to plan your government related activities well in advance.
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Other than above, Saudi National Day which is on 23rd September is also a public holiday.