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UAE Holiday

In case you’re wondering about planning your long weekends and vacations next year, here’s a list of holidays in the UAE 2017 to guide you. Next year is all about long weekends since if not all, most of the holidays fall on a weekend. 2017 will surely be the best time for vacation. So, to the… Read More

Ramadan season in the UAE started last June 6 – Monday. This is a season of fasting that normally spans a month. Based on the June 6 start date, the Eid Al Fitr is likely to fall on July 5 or July 6. Government employees in the UAE are likely to enjoy a 5-day holiday… Read More

Announcement to residents in Dubai. October 15 is declared as a paid holiday! The Ministry of Labour issued in a circular that this Thursday will officially be a paid holiday for all employees in the private sector in the UAE to commemorate the Islamic Hijri New Year. A report from WAM news agency states that Minister… Read More

Is January 1 2015 A Public Holiday in the UAE? Yes it is! It’s been announced by the Ministry of Labour that it is a paid vacation for all private sector employees in the Emirates. This is according to the provisions of Article 74 of Federal Law No. 08 of 1980 in terms of the… Read More