x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 17 January 2018

No 24-hour mall opening in Dubai for Eid Al Fitr

City's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing confirms that malls will not stay open around the clock this year.

DUBAI // Shopping malls in the emirate will not be opening for 24 hours during the Eid Al Fitr celebrations.

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing told The National that there would be no all-night shopping at the end of Ramadan.

Last year seven malls in Dubai stayed open for 48 hours on the first weekend of Eid Al Adha, which is the second of the Eid holidays held after Eid Al Fitr.

It was part of the emirate’s Eid in Dubai Shopping Festival.