Saudi Arabia Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has announced the dates of Eid Al-Fitr holidays for private and non-profit sector in the Kingdom.
Eid Al-Fitr is one of the most important festival in Islam. Eid marks the end of a month of fasting from dawn to sunset, as well as spiritual reflection and prayer. Muslims celebrate the Eid with family and friends.
Eid Al-Fitr holidays in the Kingdom begins at the end of Saturday, 30th April 2022 for 4 days, until the end of Wednesday, 4th May 2022. Saturday, 5th May 2022 will resume work.
The annual vacation is extended to cover the duration of these vacations. In terms of sick leave, the worker is entitled to full pay for these days, regardless of the earnings due for the days of sick leave. While the worker gets reimbursed for Saudi National Day, with days off on one of the two holidays, workers are not reimbursed for this day.