New public holiday announced in Abu Dhabi for Eid Al-Fitr

Some employees can expect a five-day weekend

New public holiday announced in Abu Dhabi for Eid Al-Fitr

A public holiday has been announced by UAE officials for Eid Al-Fitr.

The four-day break is expected to begin on June 4, which depending on the sighting of the moon, will be the last day of Ramadan.

Some workers in Abu Dhabi could get a five-day weekend if they don’t work on Friday or Saturday.

According to an announcement by the government earlier this year, the holiday will apply for both the public and private sector.

In addition, the government suggests the dates for Eid Al-Adha holidays will fall between August 9 and 12.

You can check out the full list of public holidays expected in the UAE this year here.

Or, if you're looking to go overseas for the upcoming holidays, Skyscanner has released a list of destinations with discounted flights from Abu Dhabi.

Please note the final dates for Eid will be confirmed by the UAE government towards the end of Ramadan, keep watching for updates. 

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