Another long weekend expected.
The UAE on Monday announced a holiday for Muharram 1, Hijri 1441, the beginning of the Islamic New Year.
According to a statement issued by Federal Authority For Government Human Resources on social media today, Muharram 1, 1441 will be a holiday for the public sector/federal government workers.
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According to a circular issued earlier this year, both public and private sector will get the same number of holidays. The Islamic New Year is expected to begin on September 1, 2019, which will be a Sunday, thereby giving UAE residents a three-day weekend.
The official announcement of the first day of Muharram is subject to the sighting of the moon.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation is yet to make an announcement for the private sector.ERROR: Macro /ads/dfp-ad-article-new is missing!
نشكركم زوار العرب اليوم على تصفح موقعنا وفى حالة كان لديك اى استفسار بخصوص هذا الخبر Hijri New Year holiday announced in UAE برجاء ابلاغنا او ترك تعليق الأسفل المصدر : khaleejtimes