PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN SAUDI ARABIA 2015 (Hijri: 1436-1437)

Saudi Arabia is an Islamic country, So you cannot expect here more holidays except Islamic festivals. As Muslims have only two festivals Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha you can get here at least 4 days holidays for each Eid in private sectors. But in government offices and banks you may get more than one week for each Eid. However you can get here one more bonus holiday that is on Saudi National Day.





Public Holidays in Saudi Arabia for the Year 2015 :

17 July 2015 - Eid-ul-Fitr (Hijri: 01 Shawwal 1436)
18 July 2015 - Eid-ul-Fitr (Hijri: 02 Shawwal 1436)
19 July 2015 - Eid-ul-Fitr (Hijri: 03 Shawwal 1436)
20 July 2015 - Eid-ul-Fitr (Hijri: 04 Shawwal 1436)
21 July 2015 - Eid-ul-Fitr (Hijri: 01 Shawwal 1436)
22 September 2015 - Eid-ul-Azha (Hijri: 09 Dhu-Al-Hijjah 1436)
23 September 2015 - Eid-ul-Azha (Hijri: 10 Dhu-Al-Hijjah 1436)
23 September 2015 - National Day (Hijri: 10 Dhu-Al-Hijjah 1436)
24 September 2015 - Eid-ul-Azha (Hijri: 11 Dhu-Al-Hijjah 1436)
25 September 2015 - Eid-ul-Azha (Hijri: 12 Dhu-Al-Hijjah 1436)

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN SAUDI ARABIA 2015

- In the year 2015 Saudi National Day is to be expected on Haj (Eid-ul-Adha) day which is 23 Sept 2014. 
Eid-Al-Adha in Saudi Arabia will be on 24 September 2015.





- Every Friday and Saturday are weekend holidays in Saudi Arabia for government offices and banks. But for private sectors, it is Friday full day and Saturday half day.

- During Ramadan (Ramzan) month which is from 18 June 2015 to 16 July 2015 working hours are only 6 hours a day (36 hours in a week).

- Beginning of Islamic New year 1437 from 14 October 2015.





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