Riyadh: The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the working hours of banks during the holy month of Ramadan on Monday. SAMA at the same time also announced holidays for Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.
Banking hours will be 10am to 4pm during Ramadan and working hours for foreign exchange centers will be six flexible hours, starting at 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Eid Al-Fitr Holiday will start by the end of work on Thursday, April 28, with banks resuming work on Sunday, May 8.
The Eid Al-Adha Holiday will begin by the end of work on Wednesday, July 6, and work recommencing on Wednesday, July 13.
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Bank will remain open throughout the Hajj Season in Makkah and Madinah, including weekends. This service is to facilitate the pilgrims during Hajj.