Abu Dhabi: The Eid Al Adha holiday for the private sector will begin on Thursday, August 31 and work will resume on Sunday, September 3, Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, announced on Thursday.

Ghobash greeted 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, Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, and UAE citizens and residents on the occasion.