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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

UAE New Year's Government holidays announced

Government offices will be closed over the New Year's holiday for two days this year

This year's New Year's eve holiday will be celebrated by private sector employees on December 31 and January 1.  Satish Kumar /The National
This year's New Year's eve holiday will be celebrated by private sector employees on December 31 and January 1. Satish Kumar /The National

Government employees will enjoy a four-day New Year's holiday this year.

The Federal Authority for Human Resources announced Government offices would be closed on Sunday, December 31, until Monday, January 1, and would resume on Tuesday, January 2.

The Authority took the opportunity to extend its congratulations to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and to their brothers - members of the Supreme Council of the Rulers of the Emirates.

They also congratulated the people of the UAE and its residents as the year drew to a close.

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