It’s safe to say 2019 has been a good year for public holidays.
And coming off the back of a four-day Eid break, it looks like the NEXT long weekend could be just around the corner.
*Crosses fingers and toes.
The Hijri New Year or Islamic New Year will be celebrated at the end of August/beginning of September.
The actual date will be determined by the moon sighting, but it will be celebrated either on Saturday, August 31 or Sunday, September 1.
Here are the stream-lined holidays for both public and private sectors in 2019/2020
The UAE Cabinet approves public holidays for the public sector for the years 2019-2020, and grants the private sector equal holidays. The decision aims at achieving a balance between the two sectors and supporting the national economy. #UAEGov pic.twitter.com/VqQqU8IBFx
— UAEGov (@uaegov) March 5, 2019