Public sector holidays in the uae will be on 31st december 2017. Private sector holidays for eid al adha 2017 declared abu. Workers in the private sector will get thursday august 31 off for the islamic holiday, returning to work on sunday, september 3. Uae launches early leave initiative for private sector. Eid holiday for uae public sector announced arabianbusiness.
According to the ministry of human resources and emiratisation, the private sector will get a leave on january 1, 2018 monday. National day uae is on wednesday, 02 december 2020. Holidays and observances in united arab emirates in 2017. Eid al adha holidays in uae announced government gulf news.
All private sector employees in the uae will have threeday paid holidays starting on thursday, 31st august, until saturday, 2nd september, on account of eid al adha work will resume on sunday, 3rd september, as per the ministry of human resources and emiratisations announcement saqr bin ghobash saeed ghobash, minister of human resources and emiratisation, greeted uaes president, prime. The uae cabinet has approved unified national holidays in the year 2019 and 2020 for public and private sectors on thursday. See a complete list of public holidays in uae 2017. The government has announced monday, january 1st, 2018, a public holiday for the uae s private sector. Overview of holidays and many observances in united arab emirates during the year 2016. Jun 11, 2018 the federal authority for government human resources, which announced the dates, also offered greetings on the occasion to the people of the uae and arab and islamic nations around the world. Life in dubai is really strange and it has a huge pace. Uae public holidays for 2017 announced by abu dhabi government. Uae private sector holiday for eid al adha 2017 announced the. Taqyeem is a service which represent the partnership between the government and the private sector. Eid holidays for private and public sector announced abu.
If you are new to the uae note that holidays that you have come to expect do not travel. Here are eight eid deals worth staying in dubai for. Following are the public and private sector uae holidays. Eid for example, is usually a 5 day holiday for the public sector, and a 2 day holiday for the private sector. Private sector holidays announced for uae national day 2018. The uae announced new year holiday for the private sector on thursday. Uae launches early leave for private sector expats to return home during covid19 crisis all establishments are to comply with this directive and employers must book a round ticket for. The uae has announced private sector holidays for eid al adha 2018, and most. Uae private sector to get at least 14 days of holidays in 2020 news. Earlier this week, the federal authority for human resources announced two days holiday for public and government workers. Relevant dates for both the public and private sector in the uae will be linked.
The uaes ministry of human resources and emiratisation mohre has launched an early leave initiative for all expat private sector employees which would allow them to temporarily return. Holidays and observances in united arab emirates in 2016. Lastminute staycation and getaway deals for eid al adha. New years day will be a public holiday for uaes private sector, the ministry of labour confirmed on thursday in a tweet carried by wam, the state news agency. This section provides essential information about the uaes economy, political and government system, strategies, plans and initiatives. According to the ministry of human resources and emiratisation, the private sector will enjoy a threeday break starting from november 30 to december 2. The uae has announced eid al adha holidays for the private sector. Prophets birthday and public sector holiday confirmed as sun 12 jan 2014 different from predicted date of jan 2014. The decree aims at achieving a balance between the two sectors. The government has announced monday, january 1st, 2018, a public holiday for the uaes private sector. Some western companies may give staff a holiday, though most workers wishing to celebrate the day will have to book time off. The first two days of eid have been declared as paid holidays for private sector employees in the uae, the ministry of human resources and emiratisation said on saturday. The uae has announced private sector holidays for eid al adha. Schools follow the public sector holidays, and parents working in the private sector.
Thursday, 21st september, 2017 has been declared an official paid holiday for all federal ministries employees to celebrate the coming islamic. Overview of holidays and many observances in united arab emirates during the year 2017. The final confirmation will come from the abu dhabibased moon sighting committee. List of public holidays in uae 2020 visit to dubai. Uae new years day holiday for private sector announced the. Uae new year 2018 public holidays finalized news update.
If eid will fall on june 16 saturday, private sector will have a day off on june 17 sunday, work to resume on june 18 monday. Lastminute staycation, getaway deals for eid al adha from the uae. Public sector workers will have november 30 to december 3 off to celebrate the 46th uae national day. Dec 26, 20 this year in 20 uae government even changed the holiday of their national day and made it two days before the actual date in order to make a long weekend for the people. Refer to the dates below when planning for your holiday breaks this 2017. Uae official public holidays list 2017 news khaleej times. Thursday, 21st september, 2017 has been declared an official paid holiday for all federal ministries employees to celebrate the coming islamic new year, al hijri 1439. The uae has now declared the eid al adha holidays, and private.
Be a part of the event that brings together creative minds in a partnership between government, universities, private sector and. The eid al adha holiday for private sector employees will be from friday, october 3, to sunday, october 5, with work resuming on monday, october 6. Also, the number of days of holiday is based on expected days off for the private sector. But were still waiting on the private sector holiday dates. Uae cabinet approves national holidays for public and private sector. Dubai the uae on wednesday announced holidays for private sector to mark the 46th national day and martyrs day.
Now would be a good time to book quick getaways less than 4 hours from dubai or a uae staycation with deals from aed 175 per night. Private firms in uae get more holidays, expats rejoice. Eid holidays for private sector announced united arab. Lastminute staycation, getaway deals for eid al adha from. Eid al fitr holiday dates for public, private sectors in uae. For the federal public sector, the new year break will span four days two days of the regular fridaysaturday weekend plus sunday december 31 and monday january 1. Jun 12, 2018 uae eid al fitr holiday for private companies. The abu dhabi government on tuesday announced the list of public holidays planned for 2017. According to the ministry of human resources and emiratisation, the private sector will get a. This page contains the list of upcoming uae united arab emirates official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, nonworking national holidays and sectorial holidays from february 2020 to january 2021. Public and private sector employees in the uae will not get a holiday marking al israa wal miraj, sources told gulf news.
Aug 28, 2017 lastminute staycation, getaway deals for eid al adha from the uae. New year holiday for uae private sector announced news. The islamic new year hijri is also a public holiday in the uae. Take note that the official start of eid al fitr is still dependent on the sighting of the moon. Jun 17, 2017 17 june 2017 eid holiday for federal bodies will begin on saturday, june 24. For more information, you could also read the uae annual book 2016 pdf. Uae holiday list in 2020 for public and private sectors. Uae private sector to have the same holidays as the public sector. New year holiday for uaes private sector announced news. Ramadan is a big part of uaes culture, so working hours for both public and private sector organisations are reduced during the holy month. Public holidays for the uae united arab emirates in the year 2019. The uae government announced public holidays ahead of national day on december 2.
Uae private sector holidays announced the uae news. Israa and miraj holiday declared for uae private sector. New years day january 1 gregorian calendar is a public holiday but new years eve isnt. The labour ministry in the uae has announced 2nd and 3rd december 2015 as holidays for the private sector on the occasion of martyrs day and national day. Private sector holidays will be from november 30 to december 2, work will resume on december 3. Nov 25, 20 uae announces national day holiday for private sector private sector workers in the uae will get one days paid holiday to celebrate the countrys 42nd national day, according to an official announcement from the ministry of labour on monday. Uae has announced new years holiday for government and private sector, local news agency wam reported. If shawwal 1 is called on saturday 16th june, sunday will also be a paid holiday for private sector workers, with work resuming as normal on monday 17th june. The official holiday marking israa and miraj will be on saturday, april 22, for all workers in private sector enterprises, institutions and companies in the country where friday is the only weekly day off, while sunday april 23rd will be the official holiday marking the islamic occasion for those who have fridays and saturdays as their weekly days off, according to. The uae s minister of human resources and emiratisation, nasser bin thani al hameli, has issued a circular stating that the upcoming private sector annual public holiday in the uae for the upcoming western new year 2018 nonworking public holidays in the uae would be limited to one day, monday, january 1, 2018. Private sector holidays for eid al adha 2017 declared. Holiday for new year 2017 in uae announced abu dhabi. This came in a ministerial circular issued by saqr bin ghobash saeed ghobash, minister of human resources and emiratisation, state news agency wam reported. Middle east united arab emirates the world factbook.
Uae announces national day holiday for private sector. Uae national day 2017 holidays for public sector announced. Uae declares eid al adha holidays for public, private sector. A national holiday in uae can be moved to the beginning or end of a week to combine with the weekend, if the holiday falls between two working days. Private firms in uae get more holidays, expats rejoice news. Employees of both sectors will be off on 1 january 2017 sunday. On including the weekend, this makes it a fourday holiday break for the private sector. According to the ministry of human resources and emiratisation, the private sector will enjoy a threeday break starting from thursday, august 31, to saturday, september 2, 2017. Uae new years day holiday for private sector announced. New year holiday for uae private sector will be on monday, january 1.
In a circular issued today, nasser al hameli, minister of. The abu dhabi governments list of expected holiday dates this year. New years day falls on tuesday, january 1 2019 it will be a public holiday for all residents. This can cause some difficulty for parents in private sector companies that will have to find cover for their children. In a circular issued today, nasser al hameli, minister of human resources and emiratisation. Uae reveals public holidays for 2017 gulf business. The first and second days of eid will be paid holidays for private sector employees in the uae, the ministry of human resources and emiratisation announced on saturday. The private sector will get a threeday holiday to mark prophet mohammads pbuh birthday, national day, and commemoration day. New years day will be a public holiday for uae s private sector, the ministry of labour confirmed on thursday in a tweet carried by wam, the state news agency. These holidays will see many residents leave the country for short vacations. The national holidays of uae abu dhabi information portal. Upcoming uae united arab emirates public holidays middle. Some of the major public and private sector uae holidays include eid al fitr, eid al adha and the uae national day. Official public holidays dubai uae holiday dates 2020.
Private sectors workers in the uae will get a threeday weekend next week, it has been confirmed. Israa wal miraj date is mon 26 may 2014, but uae holiday announced as sun 25 may 2014 to make a long weekend for the public sector, and for private sector workers with a 2 day weekend wam may 2014. Uae private sector holidays declared society gulf news. National day holiday is on thursday, 03 december 2020. During the winter break, schools in the uae usually have a threeweek academic holiday for students, while the academic staff will receive two weeks off. Nov 17, 2018 when is the next public holiday after national day. The new year holidays for the public and private sector have been announced.
The eid al adha holiday for private sector employees will be from friday, october 3, to sunday, october 5. The uae has now declared the eid al adha holidays, and private sector workers will get three days off while public sector. Public holidays in dubai can be broken down into two categories. Of course, we dont know exactly when eid will fall until the sighting of the new moon. Under its motto data for happiness and wellbeing, the uae hackathon is coming back again to explore participants innovative solutions and ideas that contribute to the happiness index of the uae community. For those looking to book trips away next year, there are as many as 15 holidays announced by the government. The uae s strategic plan for the next few years focuses on economic diversification, promoting the uae as a global trade and tourism hub, developing industry, and creating more job opportunities for nationals through improved education and increased private sector employment. New year holiday for uae public, private sector announced. A fivepercent valueadded tax was introduced in january 2018.1318 354 1366 1394 717 1566 1156 1292 120 893 922 89 596 463 324 781 1496 1537 135 317 718 883 623 822 538 489 305 644 372 1099 297 1348 367 907 890 40 514 453 674 181 1293 36 1037 51 1024 687 1293 1266