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.
Those who will not be reporting to work can take advantage of going for a holiday whether in the UAE or destinations outside the UAE.
This announcement was made by the UAE cabinet and also posted on the official Twitter accoun of WAM News agency. Check out the Tweet below:
— وكالة أنباء الإمارات (@wamnews) November 16, 2018
UAE 47th National Day: Holiday for Private and Public Sectors
Abu Dhabi – The Council of Ministers adopted on December 2 and 3 an official holiday for the government and private sectors in the UAE on the occasion of the 47th National Day.
The Council of Ministers congratulated the people of the United Arab Emirates on this occasion and wished them and our dear country the best of luck and safety. Below is the post from UAE Government Twitter account:
The UAE Cabinet approves the public holiday of the #UAE_National_Day_47 for public and private sectors on the 2nd & 3rd of December. Work will resume on Tuesday. The Cabinet congratulates the people of the UAE on this occasion. #UAEGov
— UAEGov (@uaegov) November 16, 2018
So again, both UAE government and private companies will have 2 days off on December 2 and 3. Work to resume on December 4.
Take note that those who will be working during these days should get the necessary holiday benefits or holiday pay as per UAE Labour