Long weekend is announced for Eid
There will be a three-day private sector holiday for Eid Al Adha in the UAE, it was announced yesterday. The Ministry of Human Resource said in a statement: “Eid Al Adha holidays for the private sector will be for three days, starting on Sunday, September 11 to Tuesday, September 13.” Earlier yesterday, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, also announced dates for the public sector. Sheikh Mohammed tweeted: “Sunday, September 11 will be the first day of the holiday. Public sector will resume work on Sunday, September 18.” On Friday, Saudi Arabia said the first day of Eid Al Adha will be Monday, September 12.