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Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday

Private and public sector workers in the UAE will receive an official paid holiday to celebrate the coming Islamic New Year

Al Hijri holiday declared for all UAE workers on Sunday

Private and public sector workers in the UAE will receive an official paid holiday on Sunday to celebrate the coming Islamic New Year, Al Hijri 1438, it was announced on Monday.

According to news agency WAM, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation said all private sector employees in the UAE will get the day off.

Federal Ministries and departments will also be on holiday on Sunday, according to a circular issued by Dr Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention and chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

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