Saudi Aarabia

Public Holidays for Saudi Arabia National Day announced

Middle East

Saudi Arabia has announced holidays for private sector and public sector workers for Saudi National Day on Wednesday September 23rd 2020.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development have announced two days off forĀ public sector employees and a one-day holiday for those in the private sector.

For public sector employees, the holiday will be on Wednesday and Thursday (SeptemberĀ 23rd and 24th), while for the private sector it will be on the Wednesday.

Known locally as Al-Yaom-ul-Watany, it marks September 23rd 1932, when King Abdulaziz announced the unification of the country as a kingdom.