x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

UAE declares holiday for Islamic New Year

UAE ministries and public institutions will be closed on Thursday to mark the Islamic new year.

ABU DHABI // The UAE government has announced that Thursday, November 15, will be a public holiday to mark the Islamic new year.

UAE ministries and public institutions will resume work on Sunday, November 18, a according to a circular issued by Humaid Al Qattami, the chairman of the Federal Authority for Human Resources who is also the Minister of Education.

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