President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has received congratulatory cables from the Kings, Presidents and Princes of Muslim and friendly countries, on the occasion of the new Hijri Year.
'The Hijri New Year’s holiday will be observed on Saturday 31 August 2019. Regular working hours will resume on Sunday, Sept.1, 2019”
The holiday will follow a weekend giving private sector employees a long three-day weekend.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday approved the official holidays calendar for government and private sectors employees for 2021 and 2022.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received messages of congratulations from Their Highnesses and Majesties, Presidents, Kings and Princes of countries around the world, on the occasion of the New Year, 2021.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received similar messages on the occasion.
Sheikh Khalifa wished them good health and more progress and prosperity to their peoples. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan have also dispatched similar cables on the occasion.
It shows the hours and minutes, and date in Arabic numerals, the name and length of the months in Arabic calligraphy, as well as the abundant and the common years.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has also declared Aug.12 an official paid holiday for all private sector employees in the UAE to celebrate the Islamic New Year (Hijri Year 1443).
President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed have sent congratulatory messages to kings, presidents and emirs of the Arab and Islamic countries on the advent of the new Hijri year 1443.
The new Hijiri calendar provides crucial information on prayer times in the meridian, sunset times in Abu Dhabi and the rest of the country; major astronomical events; and details about zodiacs, seasons, related land and sea conditions and tidal movements.