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Private sector holiday announced for Islamic New Year

Private sector holiday announced for Islamic New Year

A long weekend for government workers was confirmed earlier

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

The UAE's Ministry Of Human Resources and Emiratisation on Thursday announced the paid private sector holiday for the Hijri New Year.

The holiday for Islamic New Year will be on Sunday, August 23rd, giving private-sector employees a long three-day weekend.

Earlier on Thursday (August 13th), the Federal Authority For Government Human Resources confirmed a holiday for the public sector.

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