Public Holiday

When is the next public holiday?

Written by on 4 December 2019

Now we are well into the final day of the last public holiday of 2019, you may be wondering, when is my next day off? The good news is you only have to wait a mere four weeks, because as usual, 2020 will begin with a day off on January 1 to celebrate the start […]

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Seven-day Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector.

Written by on 27 May 2019

The UAE has announced a seven-day official Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector. According to a brief statement issued on Twitter, following the directives of The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector will start on Sunday, […]

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Work will continue as normal this week

Written by on 2 April 2019

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has confirmed that there will be no public holiday in the UAE for Israa Wal Miraj this week. Confirming the news via Twitter, the ministry extended its greetings on the occasion of Israa Wal Miraj, and reminded people that the full list of public holidays had been specified by the […]

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Dubai paid parking system made easier for motorists.

Written by on 25 February 2019

The RTA announced that motorists in UAE, as well as GCC countries, can now pay their parking fare directly through SMS without registering for the service. This initiative will benefit millions of UAE drivers. It also makes sure that drivers are alerted through SMS, in case they opt for paid parking on a public holiday. […]

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2-week holiday for UAE schools announced

Written by on 13 January 2019

    Ministry tweets spring break dates for students and academic staff. The Ministry of Education has announced the spring break dates for public and private schools on Saturday. According to a statement tweeted by the Ministry, government schools will resume on Sunday, January 13 – marking the end of winter break. The statement added […]

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Complete list of holidays in UAE for 2019

Written by on 3 January 2019

The New Year has started, and UAE residents are back to work after a one-day holiday on January 1. As is the case every year, the UAE government has released a calendar of the list of important occasions this year, along with the number of holidays. After Tuesday’s holiday for the New Year, the next […]

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All you need to know about the long weekend in UAE

Written by on 6 November 2018

Both the public and private sector will enjoy a Sunday off. Finally, the private and public holiday has been announced in UAE.  As the residents will have a long weekend to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Where the public and private sectors will have an off on 18th November 2018 (Sunday), including the […]

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