Kate-Lynne Wolmarans14 Aug 2018 AT 11:48 AM

Eid al-Adha holiday dates for UAE private sector announced

UAE officials have confirmed a three day holiday on occasion of Eid al-Adha
Kate-Lynne Wolmarans14 Aug 2018 AT 11:48 AM
Eid al-Adha holiday dates for UAE private sector announced
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The UAE has officially announced the private sector holidays for Eid al-Adha. 

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation confirmed that the break will last from Monday August 20 until Wednesday August 22.

This means that work will resume on Thursday, August 23.

The news comes after Saudi Arabia sighted the Zul Hijjah moon on Saturday August 11.

Those working in the public sector will get seven days off in celebration of Eid Al Adha. 

The UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced that the break for government workers will begin on Sunday, August 19, with work resuming on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

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