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Islamic New Year holiday announced for UAE public sector

The UAE Cabinet has approved a national holiday for ministries and federal entities to mark Islamic New Year.

We’re still waiting on the announcement for the private sector…

The UAE Public sector will receive one day off for Islamic New Year or Hijri has announced by the UAE government.

As the Government employees will have a holiday on 13th September Thursday, adding to the long weekend for those with Friday/Saturday weekends.

It will be depending on the sighting of the moon, the actual date of Hijri will be announced.

Expecting to fall between, 10th September (Monday)  and 12th September (Wednesday).

Let’s wait for the declaration of the private sector holiday.

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