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Dubai: The federal government holiday for the Islamic New Year (Hijri 1443) will be on Thursday, August 12, Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced on Wednesday.

With the Hijri new year holiday being shifted to Thursday, residents can enjoy another longer weekend this month.

Check out the official holidays for the public and private sector for 2021

Holiday for private sector

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has announced that Thursday, August 12, is a holiday for the private sector on the occasion of the New Islamic Year.