UAE announces holidays for public, private sector for 2019, 2020

Country will experience a five-day weekend in December

All ministries and federal offices have been asked to abide with the approved holiday calendar for year 2019 and 2020
All ministries and federal offices have been asked to abide with the approved holiday calendar for year 2019 and 2020

The United Arab Emirates has announced holidays for the public, private sector in 2019 and 2020.

The government has announced November 9, 2019 as a holiday to mark The Prophet's Birthday.

This year, the country will witness a long weekend in December, with Commemoration Day on Sunday, December 1, followed by National Day which will be celebrated on Monday and Tuesday — December 2 to 3, 2019.

All ministries and federal offices have been asked to abide with the approved holiday calendar for year 2019 and 2020.

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In 2020, the country will receive a holiday on January 1.

The remaining holidays in 2020 are as follows: Eid Al Fitr: 29 Ramadan Shawwal 3, Arafah Day: 9 Dhu Al Hijjah, Eid Al Adha: 10-12 Dhu Al Hijjah, Islamic New Year August 23,

The Prophet's Birthday will fall on October 29, Commemoration Day will be marked on December 1 and National Day will be marked on December 2 and 3.

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