UAE Announces Eid Al Fitr Holidays for Public, Private Sector

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.

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UAE Govt Announces Eid Al Fitr Holiday for Public Private Sector

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.

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.

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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.


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