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Hajj and Eid Al Adha 2016 Saudi Arabia Holidays

Saudi Government, Private and other Business sector Holidays detaills


The Muslim religious festival Eid al-Adha will be celebrated on September 12 where the Hajj will be started on 10th of September. Most of Muslim countries will observe For Muslims on September 13 due to difference in moon date.


Like every year, the official holidays announced by Saudi government for Eid al-Adha and Hajj starts from 9 September and will last till 18th of the September where private and other business sector has announce about 12 days of holidays for Hajj and “Eid al-Adha 2016” which starts from 6th September and last till 18th September 2016.

Hajj and Eid Al Adha 2016 Saudi Arabia Holidays


As compare to other Muslim countries, Hajj and Eid al adha “2016 holidays in Saudi Arabia” will last for longer where in other Muslim countries like Turkey, Pakistan, Bangladesh, there will be only 9, 3 and 6 days Hajj and Eid al adha 2016 holidays has been announced by their government respectively. The Hajj and Eid al adha 2016 in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and UAE will be last for 9 days.

Saudi Arabia has more holidays on Hajj and Eid al adha 2016 because there are only 3 events which has been celebrated in Saudi Arabia officially which includes Hajj and Eid al adha 2016 , Eid al fitar and Saudi Arabia’s national day. Last year the Hajj and Eid al adha public holidays was announced for only 10 days where this year it has been announced for 12 days due to Friday .

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