All schools in Dubai will remain closed for one week to celebrate Eid Al Fitr, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has announced.
Schools will stay closed from Sunday, June 2, to Thursday, June 6, the KHDA confirmed on Twitter.
The good news is that there will be no school from Sunday Jun 2 to Thursday Jun 6 to celebrate #Eid.
The bad news is that …. wait, there’s no bad news. Have a great week! What are you planning to do? pic.twitter.com/58lE09XBqD
— KHDA (@KHDA) May 27, 2019
The announcement came after the UAE announced Eid holidays for the public and private sectors.
Public sector workers in the UAE will similarly be off from from Sunday, June 2, resuming work on Sunday, June 9, the UAE Cabinet announced on Sunday.
Meanwhile the holiday for private sector employees in the UAE will begin on Monday, June 3 (Ramadan 29) and last until the 3rd of Shawwal (Thursday, June 6 or Friday, June 7), the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced.
Work will resume of 4th of Shawwal.
The UAE’s moon-sighting committee will announce the exact date next week.
The cabinet had previously announced that both public and private sectors will have the same number of holidays.