Working Hours Bank Holidays

 Central Bank of Syria is on of the central government's agencies and is subjected to the daily working hours and holidays set by the government.

Central Bank of Syria's daily working hours are from 8:00 until 15:30 Sunday to Thursday, while Friday and Saturday are set to be the weekend. Time used is Damascus local time which is +2 GMT.

The Bank holydays for the years 2016 are shown below. Please notice that holidays prefixed with star (*) are Islamic holidays and they are subjected to moon visibility as they depend on the loaner calendar. Therefore, an Islamic holiday's date might by plus/minus one day and its exact date can be announced only shortly before the relevant Islamic holiday.

 

Date

Occasion

Friday 1 January

New year’s day

Tuesday 8 March

Revolution day

Monday  21 March

Mother's day

Sunday 27 March

Easter  ( Gregorian )

Sunday 17 April

Independence day

Sunday 1 May

Workers day

Sunday 1 May

Easter  (Julian)

Friday 6 May

Martyr's day

Wednesday* 6-Friday 8 July

Eid Al-Fiter (End of the Fasting month)

Monday* 12-16 September

Al-Adha Holiday

Sunday* 2 October

Hijri new year

Thursday 6 October

October's liberalization war

Sunday* 11 December

Prophet Mohammad's birthday

Sunday 25 December

Christmas