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Dubai to makes its own public holiday announcements

Dubai to makes its own public holiday announcements

The emirate has decided to announce its own holiday dates

Dubai’s Department of Human Resources is to begin making its own announcements for public holidays under a new resolution issued on Tuesday.

Under the plans, the department will announce the public holiday dates declared by the “competent authorities in the UAE”.

“The Department shall specify the dates concerning the declared holiday, taking into consideration the working mechanisms and hours of governmental bodies and organisations,” according to state news agency WAM.

The director general of the Department of Human Resources will issue the necessary circulars to implement the provision.

The resolution comes into effect from the date of issuance.

The resolution follows the UAE’s first public holiday this year, Isra’a Wal Miraj, which took place on April.

Read: UAE announces private sector holiday for Isra’a Wal Miraj

A further seven national holidays are still to come later this year.

Read: Here’s a list of national holidays in the UAE for the rest of the year

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