Unlike previous years, this year’s Eid al-Adha holiday falls on the same day for both the private and public sectors.
Residents of the United Arab Emirates can look forward to a three-day weekend beginning on Saturday, July 9, and ending on Monday, July 11.
To commemorate the event, the UAE’s business and public sectors will each take a four-day holiday. This is due to Arafat Day is observed on Friday, July 8th.On Tuesday, July 12th, the sector will reopen for business as usual.
Yesterday, Saudi Arabians saw the crescent moon signaling the beginning of the month of Zul Hijjah. As a result, the 30th of June marks the start of the month.
FAHR had declared earlier this week, that the public sector will be granted four days of vacation on the same dates.
Official public holidays announced by the United Arab Emirates include Arafah Day and Eid al-Adha from Zul Hijjah 9 to 13. On the Gregorian calendar, Friday, July 8, through Monday, July 11, are the dates that correspond.