Mark those calendars, everyone, because the Eid Al Fitr holidays are coming up! The Ramadan season is coming to an end and for many residents, now is the best time to finalize those trips and activities that you’ve all been looking forward to!
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For the public sector, the UAE Cabinet has announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday will start on Sunday, June 2. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) announced that the holiday for the private sector shall start on Monday, June 3.
Eid Al Fitr Holidays for Public & Private Sectors Announced
Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet, which is chaired by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved on Sunday the Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector, as reported by WAM News Agency.
The UAE Cabinet announced a week-long Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector, starting from Sunday, June 2, until Saturday, June 8. Official work shall resume on Sunday, June 9.
Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet announces Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector to start on Sunday 2nd of June, for one week, with work resuming on Sunday 9th of June. #UAEGov
— UAEGov (@uaegov) May 26, 2019
Based on the UAE Cabinet’s decision, the Minister of Human Resources, Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, has issued a circular on the official holiday for the private sector.
The Eid Al Fitr holiday for the private sector will start on Monday, June 3 (29 Ramadan) until the 3rd of Shawwal. Official work shall resume on the 4th of Shawwal.
اعلنت #وزارة_الموارد_البشرية_والتوطين ان الفترة من 29 رمضان وحتى 3 شوال 1440 ستكون عطلة مدفوعة الأجر لجميع العاملين في منشآت ومؤسسات وشركات القطاع الخاص في الدولة بمناسبة عيد الفطر المبارك.#عيد_الفطر #عيد_مبارك #الامارات pic.twitter.com/us68z64h8G
— MOHRE_UAE (@MOHRE_UAE) May 26, 2019
Now that the Eid Al Fitr holidays have officially been announced, we can all look forward to several days of rest and relaxation! Of course, while there may be only a few days left until the end of Ramadan, we should always be guided by these do’s and don’ts during this time.