UAE announces Eid Al Fitr holidays

World Thursday 13/April/2023 14:08 PM
By: Times News Service
UAE announces Eid Al Fitr holidays

Muscat: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced that 29th Ramadan to 3rd Shawwal will be a paid holiday for all employees in the private sector across the UAE, on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, according to Emirates News Agency.

The ministry said that the announcement comes in line with the UAE Cabinet’s decision to grant equal official public holidays to both the public and private sectors.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources said the break would start from Ramadan 29 - which is marked on Thursday, April 20 - until Shawwal 3.

Shawwal 3 will fall on Sunday, April 23 if Ramadan lasts for 29 days and on Monday, April 24 if the holy month lasts for 30 days.