Eid Holiday for Private Sector Announced

Recently the public sector was announced to have a 5-day holiday (total of 9-day break including weekends) for the Eid Al Adha Holiday. The UAE government has declared the private sector will enjoy 3 days off from August 20 – Monday to August 22 – Wednesday for Eid Al Adha.

This means that there will be a 3-day break during the workweek Work is set to resume on August 23 – Thursday.

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This holiday was announced by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) from their official Twitter account. Check out the Tweet below:

Be advised that those who will be working on the said holiday dates should get a corresponding holiday pay.


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