daylight saving time in Saudi Arabia
Alex_Bailey at ihq.intl.rx.xerox.com
Mon Apr 6 08:39:35 UTC 1998
I have just received a reply from my contact in Riyadh who says "No, not
even a rumour here" to the question - as far as we can see there is no
DST in Saudi.
EDS-Xerox EMEA Network Support
>From: Paul Eggert [SMTP:eggert at twinsun.com]
>Sent: 02 April 1998 21:27
>To: alex.bailey at uk.xerox.com
>Cc: tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
>Subject: Re: daylight saving time in Saudi Arabia
>In comp.sys.hp.hpux you write:
>>Saudi Arabia goes to daylight saving
>>time at midnite on 3/4/98, ie tomorrow nite.
>Can you please give more details about this?
>Did Saudi Arabia just start using daylight-saving time this year?
>Does Saudi Arabia use the same daylight-saving rules as Jordan, or some
>other rules? (Jordan switches forward on the first Friday in April at
>00:00, and switches back on the third Friday in September at 01:00.)
>Do you know whether other nearby countries are also newly observing DST?
>Thanks for any information you can provide; I'll include it in the
>public domain daylight-saving time database at ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/.
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