Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Manpower and Social Welfare has issued an important statement regarding employees.
According to Arab media reports, these days news is circulating on social media that private sector workers in the country will now also have two public holidays a week.
The Saudi ministry denied the allegations, calling them a rumor and explaining that a decision to take two days off a week for private sector employees had not yet been made.
The Human Resources Ministry said that whenever a decision was made to take two days off a week, it was advertised on the ministry’s official website.
Saudi Arabia: Employees Must Read This Important News!
Authorities advised employees not to listen to fake news.
It should be noted that in the private sector in Saudi Arabia, workers have one week off while government employees take advantage of 2 days off per week.
A decision has not yet been made on two vacations for private sector employees in the country.