The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has declared a 6-day holiday for all federal and government employees in celebration of Eid Al Adha. The announcement was made by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.
The holiday will commence from Tuesday, June 27, and continue until Friday, June 30. Regular operations will resume from Monday, July 3.
In addition, the UAE Cabinet has also declared a 4-day holiday for all public and private sector employees to mark the occasion of Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha.
- June 27: Arafat Day
- June 28 to June 30: Eid Al Adha
- July 21: Islamic New Year
- September 29: Birthday of The Prophet Mohammed
- December 2 and 3: UAE National Day
These announcements underscore the UAE’s commitment to honoring important cultural and religious events and ensuring its workforce can observe these key dates. This extended break also provides an opportunity for rest and relaxation for the country’s workforce.