x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 July 2017

Public holiday announced for Isra and Miraj

Sunday, July 19 2009, will be a public holiday for the private sector to mark one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar.

Sunday, July 19 2009, will be a public holiday for the private sector to mark Isra and Miraj, one of the holiest days in the Islamic calendar, the Ministry of Labour announced today. All workers and employees in the private sector will be entitled to a fully paid holiday on Sunday according to federal law, said the Minister of Labour, Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash. * WAM