By Staff writer
Public sector holiday to run from September 11 to 18, Sheikh Mohammed confirms on Twitter
The Eid Al Adha break for UAE private sector workers will be take place from Sunday, September 11 to Tuesday, September 13, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation tweeted.
And public sector workers will be on holiday from Sunday, September 11 to Sunday, September 18, Sheikh Mohammed has announced on his Twitter account.
The first day of Eid Al Adha will fall on September 12 this year.
Eid Al Adha comes a day after Muslim pilgrims stand on Mount Arafat in the outskirts of Makkah in western Saudi Arabia as part of their pilgrimage.
Friday, September 2, will be the last day of the Hijri month of Dhu Al Qa’da and Saturday, September 3, will mark the beginning of the lunar month of Dhu Al Hijja, reported Gulf News.
The ascent of Arafat is the first event associated with the five-day Haj.