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UAE Announces Public Holidays for 2019 and 2020 4

Time to update your calendars and planners! The UAE Cabinet has announced the public holidays for 2019 and 2020, and they apply to both the public and private sectors! You heard that right! For this year and the next, the private sector will have the same number of holidays as the public sector — a total of… Read more

Few Reminders Issued for Papal Mass Attendees

Special holidays aren’t very common in most countries, unless there’s a very important event underway. Considering that there will be a major event this coming February 5 in line with the scheduled interfaith visit of Pope Francis in the UAE — a first in the region and in the history of the Arab world —… Read more

List of UAE Public Holidays 2019 b

With the UAE National Day celebrations coming up, we are sure that everyone — public and private sector workers included — is looking forward to the long holiday weekend! Speaking of holidays, now would be a good time to take a look at next year’s holidays, don’t you think? This helps you plan your vacations… Read more

uae national day

Heads up as there’s a long weekend for both public and private sectors on December 2 and 3 (Sunday and Monday) in celebration of the 47th UAE National Day. When combined with the Friday and Saturday (November 30-December 1), it will be a 4-day long UAE weekend for everyone! Work will resume on December 4.… Read more

uae holiday prophet muhammad

The UAE has announced the holiday for employees in the public/federal/government sector on November 18, 2018 – Sunday in celebration of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. This was declared in a post from the official Twitter account of the UAE Government (@UAEGov). With this declaration, workers in the government offices will get a long weekend from Friday… Read more

Great news for those of you in the private sector… your next long weekend has just been confirmed by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE)! Similar to the announcement made to the public sector, Thursday, 13th September 2018 has been declared as an official paid holiday for the private sector. The date marks Al… Read more

After the Eid Al Adha holiday, you might have been wondering when your next “break” would be. Well, if you’re in the public sector, your next long weekend has just been confirmed! The UAE Cabinet has declared Thursday, 13th September 2018, as a holiday for federal entities and ministries in the country. The date marks the… Read more

Just last week, we mentioned that there could be a long weekend in the UAE this August. Well, it has been confirmed! There will be a 9-day break for the public sector during Eid Al Adha. The nine days of no work will take place when we factor in both weekends (Fridays & Saturdays) before and… Read more

It’s time to pack your bags and set those holidays plans, as a 5-day weekend is likely to happen this month! The Deputy Director of the Sharjah Centre for Space and Astronomy, Ibrahim Al Jarwan, stated that Eid Al Adha is most likely to fall on 21st or 22nd August 2018, Khaleej Times reported. In a statement… Read more

Everybody loves to travel, although some people tend to spend more money than most. And based on a recent global survey, residents of the UAE are among the world’s biggest spenders whenever they travel overseas. According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study, UAE travellers spent an average of USD 2,722 (AED 9,998) during their last… Read more

holiday uae

The public holidays marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, UAE National day and Commemoration day have been announced for the the private and public sector. UAE residents, please be aware of the long weekend coming up. This is good news for those who want to maximize their holiday and might go or a quick vacation outside… Read more

eid al adha holiday

Eid Al Adha 2017 is set to happen next weekend and the public sector will have a holiday break starting August 31 (Thursday) to September 3 (Sunday). Work is set to resume on September 4, Monday. This means that government employees will have a total of 4 days break from work and is a long… Read more

Summer time in Dubai means longer, sweltering days under the sun — so everyone is trying to find ways to beat the heat. As for the ruling family of Dubai, summer means jetting off for a cool and relaxing holiday somewhere in Europe! Related Post: How to Apply for a Schengen Tourist Visa in Dubai… Read more