Eid Al Fitr Public Sector Holidays Announced

The UAE’s Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced the dates for the forthcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays for the public sector.

According to a statement released by the government news agency WAM, Eid Al Fitr holidays will be from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3, in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

Though not confirmed, Ramadan 29 is expected to fall on Friday 22 May and Shawwal 3 is expected to fall on Tuesday, 26 May, which would mean a five-day long weekend for the public sector in the UAE. 

No announcement has yet been made for private sector employees. 

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