x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 January 2018

UAE public holidays for 2013 announced by Abu Dhabi Government

The Abu Dhabi Government has released a list of dates when federal ministries, public departments and institutions will be closed for public holidays in 2013.

The Abu Dhabi Government has announced on its website a list of public holidays for 2013.

Federal ministries, public departments and institutions will be closed on the following holidays:

. January 1, New Year's Day

. January 24, the Prophet's birthday

. June 6, Israa and Miraj night

July 10, Ramadan begins

. August 8, Eid Al Fitr confirmed

. October 14, Arafat Day

. October 15, Eid Al Adha

. November 4, Hijri New Year

. December 2 and 3, National Day

Dates for Islamic holidays are estimates, and the holidays, which are based on the phases of the moon, will be announced once the moon is sighted.

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