UAE: Long Eid break for public sector employees

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Government workers in the UAE will have a total of nine days of break for Eid Al Fitr. Picture for illustrative purposes only.

UAE federal government employees will have a total of 9 days break for Eid Al Fitr, with the UAE Cabinet announcing a 7-day Eid Al Fitr holiday for the government sector and the addition of the two-day weekend.

According to the UAE Cabinet, Eid Al Fitr holidays for the federal government will be from April 8 (Monday) until April 14 (Sunday). Work will resume on April 15 (Monday). The preceding weekend falls on April 6 and 7, making the Eid Al Fitr holidays a total of nine days. 

According to the UAE Council of Ministers, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has issued a circular regarding the Eid Al Fitr holiday. ICA/Expat Media

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