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Saturday declared holiday for private sector

The UAE Ministry of Labour has declared Saturday, March 7, as a holiday for the private sector.

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  • Published: 15:11 March 1, 2009
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The UAE Ministry of Labour has declared Saturday, March 7, as a holiday for the private sector instead of Monday, March 9, to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). According to a circular issued by UAE Labour Minister Saqr Gobash, the private sector will get a one day holiday on March 7 to celebrate Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) birthday.

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