Saudi Arabia announces two-week holiday on Eid al-Adha

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

20th Jul, 2020. 09:01 pm
Saudi Arabia announces two-week holiday on Eid al-Adha

The Saudi government has announced a two-week holiday on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

According to Saudi media, the Eid holidays for government employees in the kingdom, which began on July 23, will continue until August 8, while the private sector will get four days off from July 29 to August 2.

The Ministry of Manpower and Social Welfare in particular has said that employees who come on weekly holidays will have to take leave before or after special holidays in return.

According to a member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Science, Eid al-Adha is likely to take place on Friday, July 31.

Earlier, Federal Minister of science and technology Fawad Chaudhary announced that Eid-ul-Azha will take place on 31st July 2020.

He mentioned the date of Eid-ul-Azha on his Twitter “as per calendar of the Ministry of Science and Technology”.

He said that the moon of ZilHajj shall be seen on 21st July in Karachi and its surrounding areas. He said that the moon shall be seen with the help of binoculars or naked eye in some areas.

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