​UAE announces Eid holidays for private sector

T-Mag Sunday 18/June/2017 11:37 AM
By: Times News Service
​UAE announces Eid holidays for private sector

Abu Dhabi: Eid Al Fitr holidays will begin on Saturday (June 24), reported UAE’s news agency Wam.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has declared the Eid al-Fitr holiday as an official paid holiday for all private sector employees in the UAE, and will take place on the first and second days of Shawwal in the Islamic year 1425.
So if Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, employees will resume work on Tuesday, June 27.
If Eid falls on Monday, June 26, staff will return to work on Wednesday, June 28.
This came in a Ministerial Circular issued by Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation.
The minister congratulated the UAE citizens and residents on the occasion, wishing the country further progress and prosperity, and more pride and glory for Arab and Islamic nations.