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UAE announces public sector holiday in December

Days off confirmed to mark Prophet Mohammad's birthday, National Day, and Commemoration Day

UAE announces public sector holiday in December

The UAE on Thursday announced public holidays for employees of ministries and federal government departments to mark Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) birthday, National Day, and Commemoration Day.

In a statement carried by state news agency WAM, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources said the holiday will begin on Thursday November 30, until Sunday December 3.

Employees will return to work on Monday December 4, according to a circular issued by the authority.

No announcement has yet been made regarding holiday entitlement for workers in the UAE private sector.