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List of 2020 UAE Public Holidays

Here's A List of All the Public Holidays Left in the UAE for the Rest of the Year

If you're in need of a break, we have some excellent news for you. We've gathered our calendars, scanned UAE government websites, and found all of the remaining public holidays for the rest of the year.

Grab your calendar; these are the public holidays remaining for 2020.

Calendars ready? Ok, let's begin.

Eid Al-Fitr

Eid Al-Fitr is expected to take place next week. Private sector workers will get three days of paid leave. The holiday dates are expected to take place from May 22 to May 26. Public sector workers, however, will receive all five days off. The exact dates will be confirmed at a later stage, following the Islamic calendar, which is dependent on the movements of the moon.

Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha

Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha are expected to take place on the 9th and 12th of Dhu Al-Hijjah, which is expected to be between Wednesday, Jul. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 2. If the expected dates are final, all UAE employees will get a long weekend.

Islamic New Year

The Hijri New Year will take place on Muharram 1, which is expected to take place on either Wednesday, Aug. 19, or Thursday, Aug. 20.

Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

Prophet Muhammed's birthday will fall on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' Al Awwal, which is expected to take place on either Wednesday, Oct. 28, or Thursday, Oct. 29 of this year.

Commemoration Day and National Day

Commemoration Day will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 1, with National Day set to take place from Wednesday, Dec. 2 to Thursday, Dec. 3.

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