According to a circular issued on Monday by Saqr Gobash, Minister of Labour private sector will get a one day holiday for the Islamic New Year. However, the holiday is not allowed for the public sector. The Islamic New Year might fall on Friday, October 24, or Saturday, October 25.
It should be kept in mind that the official holiday will not be compensated for or moved if it falls on a weekend or another official holiday as per the circular issued by Hussain Ebrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Chairman of Federal Authority for Human Resources (FAHR) of United Arab Emirates.
We extend our heartiest congratulations on this occasion to President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, the people of the UAE, and Arab and Islamic nations.
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