UAE Announces Private Sector Holiday For National Day

Workers who have a one-day weekend will get Saturday, Nov 30 off, while those with a two-day weekend get a holiday on Sunday, Dec 1.



The UAE’s Ministry of Labour has announced that private sector workers will get one day off on the occasion of the country’s 42nd National Day.

Private sector employees who have a one-day weekend will get Saturday, November 30 as a holiday.

Companies that have a Friday-Saturday weekend will remain closed on Sunday, December 1.

For the public sector, the UAE Cabinet has announced that companies will remain closed on December 1 and 2 – the Sunday and Monday of next week.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated the UAE people on the occasion of the anniversary.