Public and private sector holidays confirmed for Eid Al-Fitr in Abu Dhabi

Set for a long break?

Public and private sector holidays confirmed for Eid Al-Fitr in Abu Dhabi

It’s good news for employees looking to enjoy a long break for Eid Al-Fitr.

The UAE cabinet has announced the holidays for workers in the public and private sectors

Employees in the private sector will enjoy a four-day holiday according to an announcement by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emeritisation.

The break will begin on Monday June 3 and end on Thursday June 6 or Friday June 7, depending on the sighting of the moon.

The UAE’s moon sighting committee will announce the official end date, June 6 or 7, next week.

Government employees in the public sector will get a seven-day holiday beginning on June 2 and will return to work on Sunday June 9.

Looking to get away to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr? Here are all the trips you can enjoy that are less than four hours travel from the capital 

Want to go further afield? Take a look at our ultimate Eid escape list and start planning a trip.

Yas Marina will also be hosting three days of fireworks displays to celebrate Eid.

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

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