Classifieds powered by Gulf News

Eid Al Fitr holiday dates for public, private sectors in UAE announced

Eid holiday for federal bodies will begin on Saturday, June 24

Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
Family members greet each other after early morning Eid prayers at Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Their facesradiate with the joy that this festival brings.
Gulf News

Dubai: The first and second days of Eid will be paid holidays for private sector employees in the UAE, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced on Saturday.

Earlier, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal ministries and authorities in the UAE will begin on Saturday, Ramadan 29 (corresponding to June 24).

If Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, work will resume on Wednesday, June 28.

If Eid falls on Monday, June 26, the holiday will still begin on Saturday, Ramadan 29, with work resuming on Sunday, July 2.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources conveyed greetings to 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; His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates.

The authority also offered greetings on the occasion to the people of the UAE and the Arab and Muslim nations around the world.