The holiday will follow a weekend giving private sector employees a long three-day weekend.
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal entities in the UAE will begin on Friday, 29th Ramadan (corresponding to 22nd May) until 3rd Shawwal 1441 H, which is yet to be declared.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a rare public apology as he cut short a Hawaiian vacation on Friday after two volunteer firefighters were killed battling blazes that are ravaging much of the country’s east coast.
The winter vacations have already started and the festival mood is gripping everyone regardless of any excuse. The festival season in the country is bundled with the Christmas, the winter and chiefly the month-long shopping and entertainment season, the Dubai Shopping Festival, starting this weekend.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi has been awarded with the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Augmented Reality (AR) Screen’, as part of a pioneering augmented-reality advertising campaign to promote the UAE capital.
The Hijri New Year holiday has been decided to be on Muharram 1, 1444 AH and the corresponding date in the Gregorian calendar.
Sharjah Public Education Authority said on Instagram, “SPEA announces the adoption of the new schedule for all Sharjah private educational institutions starting January 1, 2022. Further details will be announced in the coming days.”
Implementation with the beginning of the new year 2022 to be 4 working days, from Monday to Thursday, half working days on Friday, and the weekly holiday on Saturday and Sunday, in addition to Friday in Sharjah.
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation said that January 1, 2022, would be an official paid holiday for the private sector employees in the country.
As travel rebounds from the impact of the pandemic, Emirates Airline is preparing for its busiest period yet, with over 550,000 customers expected to fly out from the UAE between June and July on over 2,400 weekly network-wide departures.