Hijri New Year holiday announced

Written by on 20 August 2019

Al Hijri is the Islamic New Year. This year, the date expected for this observation corresponding to the Islamic calendar is Saturday, August 31 in 2019. Since the holiday falls on the weekend, residents may get Sunday off. The holiday will be announced closer to the observation. The date is subject to moon-sighting and could change.

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Next holiday in UAE?

Written by on 14 August 2019

The next public holiday will fall on the occasion of Islamic New Year, Hijri. As the date is subject to the sighting of the moon, we won’t know until nearer the time the exact date, but it’s expected to be Saturday, August 31. While we typically get one day off for this public holiday in […]

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