King Salman directs that Wednesday be a holiday for all employees, students

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman directed that Wednesday be a holiday for all employees and all students, following the Kingdom’s national team winning a match against Argentina in the World Cup, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.

King Salman approved a suggestion made by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to celebrate the national team’s victory over Argentina with a holiday.

The celebratory holiday is for employees in all sectors both public and private and applies to students in all educational levels.

Also, the Saudi exchange will suspend work on Wednesday and resume work on Thursday.

Earlier on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia stunned Argentina with 2-1 win the World Cup in Qatar.

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