#National Day

Abu Dhabi Firework

All you need to know about the UAE’s 50th National Day celebrations in Abu Dhabi

There will be over 20 immersive events as well as heritage-focussed festivals, music and dance performances, sporting activities and fireworks displays

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed pardons 672 prisoners in Dubai

The order was issued ahead of the UAE 50th National Day which will be observed this week

Etihad Airways

UAE National Day: Etihad offers up to 50% discount on flights

The 50-hour sale will run from 10pm on November 29 and will end at midnight on December 1, 2021

UAE announces protocols for Commemoration, National Day celebrations

Event organisers will form specialised teams to ensure adherence of protocols

Falcon Eye 2 launch

UAE launches satellite Falcon Eye 2 into space to mark 49th National Day

Images transmitted by the satellite will help with response planning for natural disasters and for monitoring the UAE’s borders and coasts

‘We want 2021 to witness a major breakthrough for the next 50 years’ – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE saw “stellar success” during the Covid crisis this year, displaying its readiness to face pandemics and disasters, say leaders

Dubai authorities issue safety measures for National Day celebrations

Officials urge people to limit gatherings and avoid crowded places

Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed disburses Dhs7bn housing loans for Emiratis in Abu Dhabi

According to the latest directive, retired low-income citizens will be exempted from repaying the loans

UAE President pardons 628 prisoners ahead of National Day

Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman, also ordered the release of 49 prisoners

Ajman Police reduces traffic fines by 50% to mark National Day

The relaxation will commence from December 2 and last for one month

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UAE announces National Day holidays for public and private sectors

Work will resume on Sunday, December 6

Dubai’s Emirates reveals special fares ahead of National Day holidays

The offer is valid for bookings, starting November 18 till November 29, 2020, for travel until May 31, 2021

UAE confirms holiday dates for Commemoration Day and National Day

Long weekend coming up for public and private sector workers in the country

UAE confirms holiday date for Prophet’s birthday

Public and private sector workers will have a day off to mark the occasion

UAE holiday dates for 2019 revealed

The first public holiday in 2019, after New Year, is expected to fall in April

Saudi king extends National Day holiday

The kingdom’s labour force will now receive a two-day break