Eid Al Adha holidays in the UAE

During Eid Al Adha, schools in the UAE are closed from December 17 and will re-open on January 6, 2008.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 08:15 December 17, 2007
  • Gulf News

Dubai: During Eid Al Adha, schools in the UAE are closed from December 17 and will re-open on January 6, 2008.

The UAE stock market will be closed from December 18 to December 22 and will
re-open on December 23.

Banks will be closed for four days from December 18.

Public sector employees get a five-day holiday from December 18, while private sector employess get a three-day holiday from December 18.

Naturalisation and residency departments in Dubai and Sharjah will be open from 9am to 2pm on Tuesday and Thursday for emergency services.

Motorists in Dubai get free parking from December 18 to December 21.

All post offices will remain closed on Wednesday, December 19.

However, postal services will be available at main post offices during rest of the Eid holidays from 9am to 1pm.

The offices which are open includes, in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Central Post Office, Hamdan, Al Butain, Musafah, Beni Yas, Nadi Al Seyahi and Al Ain Main Post Office.
In Dubai: Dubai Central Post Office, Satwa, Al Khor, Jumeirah, Rashidiyah, Hor Al Anz, Jebel Ali, Deira Main Post Office, International City and The Village (Jumeirah).
In Sharjah: Sharjah Central Post Office, Al Corniche, Al Ghuwair, Kalba and Khor Fakkan.
In Ajman: The Ajman Central Post Office.
In Umm Al Quwain: The Umm Al Quwain Centre Post Office, Sanaiyah and Al Souq.
In Ras Al Khaimah: The Ras Al Khaimah Central Post Office, Al Nakheel and Al Uraibi.
In Fujairah: The Fujairah Central Post Office and Dibba Al Fujairah.
The Airport Post Office will be open 24 hours on all days.
The counters of all other branches of Emirates Post will be closed during the holidays.

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