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UAE announces revised list of holidays for private and public sector


DUBAI – The UAE’s Federal Authority for Government Human Resources on Sunday (September 8) announced a revised list of holidays for 2019.

According to the authority, Commemoration Day will be observed on November 30 (Saturday), instead of December 1.

The authority also announced a holiday for Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) on the 12th of Rabi Ul Awwal, 1441.

The holidays will be enjoyed by both public and private sector employees.

Here are the public holidays expected in 2020

New Year: (January 1, 2020)
Eid Al Fitr: (29 Ramadan-3 Shawwal)
Arafah Day: (9 Dhu al Hijjah)
Eid Al Adha: (10-12 Dhu al Hijjah)
Hijri New Year: (August 23)
Commemoration Day: (December 1)
National Day: (December 2-3)
Source: UAE Cabinet


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