Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Eid holidays start from November 5 for private sector

Private sector employees will get a break from Saturday until Monday (November 5-7), according to the circular issued today by the UAE Ministry of Labour.

The circular issued today by Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour, stated that the official holiday covers private sector corporations and firms in the UAE. Employees of the private sector will get a paid Eid Al Adha holiday from Saturday to Monday.

He congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Members of Supreme Council, Their Highnesses Rulers of emirates, UAE people, Arab and Muslim countries, on advent of Eid Al Adha.

Public sector holiday until November 8

Ministries and federal institutions across the UAE will observe Eid Al Adha holidays starting from Saturday 5th until Tuesday 8th November 2011.