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Abu Dhabi Investment Office signs bilateral trade agreement with Israel Export Institute

ADIO will help connect Israeli companies with strategic entities and grant them access to resources in Abu Dhabi

UAE first Arab country to grant paternal leave to private sector employees

Private companies are mandated to give their male staff paid paternal leave for a period of five working days

Kuwait imposes ban on visa transfers to private sector

It has also levied restrictions on the transfer of dependent to work visas in the private sector

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Saudi to localise engineering jobs from 2021

The decision applies to all private sector establishments that employ five or more engineering professionals

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UAE announces private sector holiday for Hijri New Year

Sunday, August 23 will be a paid leave for all private sector employees

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Private sector companies in Abu Dhabi restricted to 60% on-site workforce capacity

Abu Dhabi has issued a new set of precautionary guidelines for all private sector firms operating within the emirate

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Eid Al Adha holidays declared for UAE private sector workers

Public and private sector workers will be off from July 30- August 2

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Saudi Arabia declares Eid Al Adha 2020 date

It also confirmed the dates of the holidays for the public and private sector within the kingdom

Saudi Arabia extends some stimulus measures for business

The economy of the world’s biggest crude exporter is expected to contract 6.8 per cent overall this year

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Saudi Arabia rolls out $1bn industrial support package

Gross domestic product is expected to shrink the most in two decades this year

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Astronomer predicts likely Eid Al Adha date this year

Public and private sector workers in the country are expected to receive three days of leave to mark Eid Adha

Dubai private sector to operate at 100% capacity from June 3

The directive was issued by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE, Saudi announce first day of Eid Al Fitr

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Friday evening

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UAE private sector employers cannot terminate staff infected with Covid-19 – ministry

Those infected with the coronavirus must be granted sick leave in line with the UAE law

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Eid Al Fitr holidays for UAE announced

The five-day break is expected to fall between May 22-26

Covid-19: Kuwait begins three-week complete lockdown from May 10

Only essential private sector activities will be permitted during the lockdown

Saudi Arabia to cut private sector salaries by 40%

The decision also allows companies to terminate employee contracts after six months of the coronavirus pandemic period

Private sector salaries must be paid on time – UAE labour ministry

Employers must abide by the Ministerial Decree No. 739 of 2016 that safeguards employees’ wages and which mandates that employment contracts are honoured

UAE announces shorter working hours for private sector during Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan began on Friday, April 24 in the UAE

Bahrain to pay private sector salaries with $570m Covid-19 relief package

The government will pay the salaries from April to June of approximately 100,000 citizens employed in the private sector

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Saudi private sector firms can cut salaries, working hours – report

The decision can only be carried out with consent from the employees

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UAE public and private sector to have same number of national holidays

New decree aims at achieving a “balance between the two sectors”, the government said

UAE declares holiday for private sector workers attending Pope’s mass

The Papal mass is taking place on Tuesday, February 5 at the Zayed City stadium in Abu Dhabi