The first day of Eid Al Adha will be on Tuesday, October 15, reported state news agency Wam.

Saudi Arabia announced that today would be the first day of the Hijri month of Dhul Hijja.

The day of Arafat will be on Monday, October 14, and the first day of Eid Al Adha will be on Tuesday, October 15.

If federal ministries, public departments and institutions follow this calendar, employees will be able to enjoy six days of holiday because of the weekend following the four days of Eid.

The Ministry of Labour will decide how long private-sector workers will have on holiday.

source: thenational.ae