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List of Holidays in Saudi Arabia this 2020

Despite the pandemic which has severely affected tourism and religious activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country remains to be one of the strongest economies in the region and the rest of Asia. This is because of the numerous expatriates who have decided to work and stay in the country for several months up to [...]

Four-day Holiday Announced for Saudi National Day

In line with the upcoming National Day holiday, the Saudi government announced that it will observe a four-day holiday, with work to resume on September 24 (Tuesday). Saudi National Day is celebrated every year on September 23, which marks the renaming of the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as [...]

List of Saudi Arabia Public Holidays in 2019 3

Compared to other countries in the region, there are not a lot of holidays in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Nonetheless, knowing these dates allows you to plan ahead for your vacation! ALSO READ: Ramadan Do’s and Don’ts As with other Muslim countries, most public holidays in Saudi Arabia are based on local sightings of the moon. And [...]