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Eid Al Adha holidays in UAE could be from October 15

Updated: Private sector to get three days while public sector will get six days

Abu Dhabi: The first day of Eid Al Adha is expected be on Tuesday October 15 in most Islamic countries, according to a statement from the Islamic Crescents’ Observation Project (ICOP).

The statement said: “The sighting of the crescent should be possible in most regions of the world with the naked eye on Sunday October 6 2013, therefore it is predictable that day will be the first of Dhu Al Hijjah 1434 AH, and therefore the 10th Dhul Al Hijjah 1434 AH, or Tuesday October 15 2013, is expected to be the first day of Eid Al Adha.”