Long weekend for UAE residents will happen on December 2 and 3 (Wednesday and Thursday) for the private sector (December 1-3 for public sector) in celebration of the of the UAE National Day and the Martyr’s Day.
Earlier, we shared information on possibly a long break early December. News reports from online publications mentions that a circular has been issued informing UAE residents of the said occasions. Here is also a tweet from the official UAE Ministry of Labour Twitter account confirming the break:
Tweet from MOL
— MOL UAE وزارة العمل (@MOLUAE) November 2, 2015
Combining the Friday and Saturday weekend, this tallies to a 4-day break for the private sector. As for Federal authorities and ministries, the holidays start from December 1 (Tuesday), leading towards a 5-day break including Friday and Saturday weekends.
Private Sector – 4-Day Break from December 2-5 (Wednesday to Saturday)
Public Sector – 5-Day Break from December 1-5 (Tuesday to Saturday)
Other News Sources:
- GulfNews – December 2-3 Will be Private Sector Holidays in the UAE
- 7Days – Private Sector Holidays for National Day and Martyrs Day Announced
- Emirates24/7 – Dec 2-3 private sector holidays for Martyrs’ Day, National Day