Saudi adjusts bank working hours during Ramadan; declares holidays for Eid Al-Fitr, Eid Al-Adha


The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has announced the working hours of the bank branches, offices, and money transfer centers during the month of Ramadan, as well as the Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha holidays for the year 1444 AH.

According to the SAMA announcement, the daily working hours during the month of Ramadan will be from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in all the branches, and from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm at the money transfer centers.

The Eid Al-Fitr holiday will start at the end of the working day on Monday, April 17, and work will resume on Tuesday, April 25.

The Eid Al-Adha holiday will begin at the end of the working day on Monday, June 22 and work will resume on Tuesday, July 2.

“The offices of banks and their seasonal branches at the Hajj terminals of airports and sea ports as well as in Makkah and Madinah and the border crossings remain open to serve the Hajj and Umrah pilgrims and visitors during the holidays,” the SAMA statement said.

It added that a number of branches and transfer centers of banks will remain open in places that require open headquarters for work during certain periods during the holidays.

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