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Eid Al Adha holiday in the UAE announced

Public sector holiday from November 5 to 8, while private sector gets holiday from November 5 to 7

  • WAM
  • Published: 14:36 October 31, 2011

Celebrating Eid in the UAE
  • Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News
  • In this 2010 file photo, Sharjah residents greet each other to celebrate the start of Eid Al Adha.

Abu Dhabi: The public sector will get a four-day holiday to mark Eid Al Adha, while the private sector will get a three-day holiday, it was announced on Monday. 

According to a circular issued by Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Authority of Human Resources, federal bodies and ministries will remain closed from November 5 to 8 for the public sector. 

Private sector companies will remain closed from November 5 to 7, according to a circular issued by Saqr Gobash, Minister of Labour.

The ministers seized this opportunity to congratulate President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, and the UAE people and government. 

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