Press Release No. 136-2012
19 August 2012
On the occasion of the Eid El-Fitr, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh conveys to all Muslims Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sincerest greetings and best wishes.
“I am very happy to convey my Eid Mubarak greetings to all Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, Muslim and non-Muslim” said Ambassador Ezzedin Tago.
The Philippines is also celebrating Eid El-Fitr as a national holiday today and has declared Monday 19 August a national holiday.
As announced earlier, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh will be closed on 18 to 20 August 2012 in commemoration of Eid El-Fitr and will resume its regular working hours from 8AM to 5Pm on 21 August 2012.
The Philippine will have a simple Eid dinner on Wednesday 22 August at the Embassy in the Diplomatic Quarter.