UAE Announces Eid Al Adha Holidays

Private sector employees get three days off from October 14-16.

The UAE’s Labour Ministry has announced a three-day holiday for private sector employees to mark Eid Al Adha next week.

A circular issued by Saqr Gobash, Minister of Labour, stated that private sector companies will remain closed from Monday, October 14 to Wednesday, October 16. Work will resume on Thursday, October 17.

The UAE’s Cabinet has also approved a seven-day Eid holiday for the country’s public sector.

According to a circular issued by Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education, public sector companies will remain closed from Friday, October 11 to Saturday, October 19. They will resume work on Sunday, October 20.