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Long weekend for Islamic new year announced both for private and public sector employees

UAE has recently announced the holidays for private and public sector workers on the occasion of the Islamic new year.

The Hijri New Year holiday for the year 1442 in the Federal Government of the UAE will on Sunday, August 23, making it a three-day weekend.

Meanwhile, private-sector employees will also enjoy a day's holiday on August 23.

The resume of work for both sectors will be on Monday, August 24.

The next public holiday after the Islamic new year will be Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) Birthday which will be celebrated on Thursday, October 29


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