|20 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia announces National Day holiday

Work will resume on September 24

image used for illustrative purpose Girls wave Saudi Arabia's national flags as they ride a car, as the oil-rich Gulf Arab country celebrates its National Day, in Riyadh September 23, 2013.

image used for illustrative purpose Girls wave Saudi Arabia's national flags as they ride a car, as the oil-rich Gulf Arab country celebrates its National Day, in Riyadh September 23, 2013.

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Riyadh: The Saudi Ministry of Civil Service (MCS) announced four-day holiday celebrating the Saudi National Day, according to MCS’ twitter account.

The holiday will start by the end of working hours on Thursday, 19 September, and work will be resumed Tuesday, 24 September.

The National Day is always celebrated on 23 September to commemorate the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by a royal decree from King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud in 1932.

Source: Mubasher

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