UAE cabinet approves national holidays for 2019-2020

The next holiday this year is on November 9 on account of the birthday of the Prophet



The UAE cabinet has approved the list of national holidays for the public and private sector in 2019-20.

According to the list, November 9 has been declared a holiday on account of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.

December 1 will be a holiday on account of Commemoration day while National Day will be celebrated with holidays on December 2-3.

The list of holidays for the year 2020 include:

New Year: January 1
Eid Al Fitr: Ramadan 29-Shawwal 3
Arafat Day: Dhu al Hijjah 9
Eid Al Adha: Dhu al Hijjah 10-12
Islamic New Year: August 23
Birthday of the Prophet (PBUH): October 29
Commemoration Day: December 1
National Day: December 2-3