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New Hijri Year holiday

Both private and public sector employees are expected to have a day off on November 15 on the occasion of New Hijri Year.

Similarly, employees in the UAE can usher in the New Year with a holiday on January 1, 2013.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources are yet to issue the official holiday schedules for government sector and federal ministries, while the Ministry of Labour will issue holiday schedules for the private sector.

National Day weekend

Meanwhile, on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the UAE National Day on Read more

It has been reported in the press that astronomers predict Ramadan to start on July 20th and Eid Al Fitr will begin on August 18th. The new moon must be seen for Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr to begin.

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. They refrain from eating, drinking, chewing gum, smoking and other forms of temptation.

Eid Al Fitr marks the end of Ramadan. Read more

Just checking about this holiday weekend… is Satwa, Karama and Lucky’s open on Thursday as usual?  Many thanks for all your info. Read more

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