There will be a public holiday in the UAE coming up in the UAE and it will be on 11 December – Sunday. This is in celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohammad. In line with this, it will be another long weekend for both UAE public and private sector. This is also a great time in case you are planning to go on a short vacation outside the country.
UAE residents will get a day off from work on December 11 and work will continue on December 12 – Monday. This is based on a circular by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.
December 11 Declared as UAE Holiday – Birth of Prophet Mohammad
Below is a Tweet from the by UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) confirming the said holiday to mark the celebration of the Prophet’s birth.
— MOHRE_UAE (@MOHRE_UAE) December 7, 2016
GulfNews – http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/uae-declares-both-public-private-sector-holiday-on-sunday-for-prophet-s-birthday-1.1941531
The National – http://www.thenational.ae/uae/long-weekend-for-uae-to-mark-prophets-birthday