UAE announces 7-day holiday for Eid-Ul-Fitr
Dubai: The UAE has declared seven-day holiday for government employees on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
Based on the direction of president Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE ministry announced that the public holidays will commence on June 2. Eid-Ul-Fitr is expected on June 5. Government offices will reopen on June 9.
If the holiday on May 31 (Friday) and June 1 (Saturday) are taken into account, the public sector will have 9-day holiday for Eid-Ul-Fitr.
The private sector will have holidays from June 3 (Monday) to the 4th of Shawwal month, which is expected to all on June 6 (Thursday). With this, the private sector will get 6-day holiday for Eid-Ul-Fitr.