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Eid Al Fitr holidays for government employees, announced in Dubai

Irrespective of the moon sighting, the holiday will officially begin on April 8.

The government of Dubai has declared a one-week holiday for its public sector employees, starting from Monday, April 8 to Sunday, April 14.

Normal working hours will resume on Monday, April 15.

This announcement follows the UAE government’s declaration of a one-week holiday for its public sector employees, irrespective of the moon sighting. The holiday officially starts on April 8, while Ramadan lasts for 29 or 30 days based on the sighting of the Moon.

Eid Al Fitr is celebrated on the first of Shawwal, the month after Ramadan. With the end of the holy month of Ramadan approaching, residents of the UAE are getting ready to celebrate the longest public holiday of the year.

Furthermore, Sharjah has also announced a 10-day break for government employees.


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