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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 24 June 2018

UAE New Year's Day holiday for private sector announced

Earlier this week, the Federal Authority for Human Resources announced two days holiday for the UAE public sector

Fireworks on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. New Year's Day will be a holiday for the UAE private sector. Al Maryah Island
Fireworks on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. New Year's Day will be a holiday for the UAE private sector. Al Maryah Island

New Year's 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.

Earlier this week, the Federal Authority for Human Resources announced two days holiday for public and government workers.

Government offices would be closed on Sunday, December 31 and would reopen on Tuesday, January 2.

The next public holiday on the UAE calendar is Israa wal Miraj, expected on April 13, 2018.

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