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UAE Private sector Eid holidays announced

First and second days of the month of Shawwal will be paid holidays

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Children greet friends and relatives after prayers at Al Noor Mosque at Buhairah cornices in Sharjah, in this file photo.
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The UAE private sector will get the first and second days of the month of Shawwal as official paid holidays on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, announced Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation.

This is expected to correspond with July 6 and 7, depending on the moon sighting.

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