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Saudi Arabia : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations


Saudi Arabia : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

Internet extension: .sa - Telephone code: +966 - International dialing code: 00
Businesses & banks usually do not close more than 3 days in a row - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
Currency: Riyal (SAR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

Arabic (104 million speakers in 21 countries), vernaculars ...
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LABOUR RULES*Friday January 1, 2021Special Events 
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School holidays**Friday January 1, 2021School holidays 
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The Dakar Rally**Sunday January 3, 2021Sports events 
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winter holiday (end)Sunday January 17, 2021School holidays 
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Day of Mourning*Thursday October 1, 2020Special Events 
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Saudi International Motor Show**Tuesday November 10, 2020Tradeshows 
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Deepavali/Dipabali**Saturday November 14, 2020cards/flowers 
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winter holiday (beginning)Thursday December 31, 2020School holidays 
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Friday January 1, 2021

Special Events : Working Time Non-Ramadan The working hour for a worker or employee in KSA Should not work more than 8 hrs in a day as per Saudi Labor Law article no 98. If an employee wants to reduce or adjust the working time due to any reason, then it should not more than 48 hrs in a week. Working Time In Ramadan The Working hrs in the holy month of Ramadan(Ramzan) for Muslime worker or employee in KSA should not work more than 6 hrs in a single day and it should not more than 36 hrs in 7 days of a week.

School holidays -
Friday January 1, 2021

School holidays :
official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
PISA ranking (average 493): not listed
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
Teaching languages: Arabic, Tagalog (in Philippines schools)
Religious education is compulsory
schools are closed on Friday & Saturday
school uniforms may be required
King Abdulaziz University ranking: Times Higher Education #201/QS ranking #--/Shanghai #101
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The Dakar Rally -
Sunday January 3, 2021

Sports events : in Jeddah 2021 edition confirmed

Winter holiday (end) -
Sunday January 17, 2021

School holidays :

Day of Mourning -
Thursday October 1, 2020

Special Events : In tribute to the late Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Saba, ruler of Kuwait

Saudi International Motor Show -
Tuesday November 10, 2020

Tradeshows : Http:// lasts 6 days - in Ryad 2020 edition NOT confirmed

Deepavali/Dipabali -
Saturday November 14, 2020

cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days. NOT a public holiday

Winter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday December 31, 2020

School holidays :