It’s going to be holiday time in UAE with the government declaring 7 days holidays for public sector and 2 days for private on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Beginning from August 28, the Eid-ul Al Fitr holidays will commence for Federal ministries and departments. It would go on until September 4. The announcement was made through a circular issued by Humaid Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Human Resources Authority.
In the circular, Al Qutami also congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
The first day of Eid Al Fitr will be on Wednesday, August 31, in most Muslim countries while for countries that do not require sighting of the crescent, the first day of Eid Al Fitr will be on Tuesday, August 30.