UAE: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has announced that Friday, July 31, will be the first day of Eid Al Adha.
The court said that tomorrow (Tuesday) is the 30th of Dhu Al Qaeda, and Wednesday, July 22, will mark the first of Dhu Al Hijja. Since the first day of Eid Al Adha always falls on the 10th day of Dhu Al Hijja and one day after Arafat Day, Friday, July 31, will mark the first day of Eid Al Adha.
People from 160 different nations currently residing in the Kingdom have been selected to perform the Hajj this year.
Pilgrims will be required to undergo a second quarantine period after they have performed Hajj.
The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development announced on its Twitter account the dates for Eid Al-Adha holidays for both the public and private sectors.
The public sector commences its holiday on July 24, and resumes work on Sunday, Aug. 9.
As for the private sector and the nonprofit sector, the Eid holiday consists of four days only, beginning on Thursday, July 30, and resuming work on Monday Aug. 3.