Long Weekend Coming: Three-day holiday for UAE private sector

By Angel Chan

Four days of holiday for government staff

DUBAI¬†23 November 2017: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced the public holidays to mark the Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) birthday, National Day, and Commemoration Day, for employees in the private sector, from Thursday, 30th November, until Saturday, 2nd December.

Work should resume on Sunday, 3rd December, according to a ministerial circular issued by Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation.

Government employees have a four day holiday starting Thursday and ending Sunday, with work resuming on Monday (see below)

Al Hamli extended his greetings on the occasions to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

He also took the opportunity to congratulate the government and people of the UAE, as well as expatriate residents, on the occasion, and wished further progress, prosperity and glory to the UAE and to Arab and Islamic nations.

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