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UAE Public Private Holidays 2019 Announced

In Need Of A Holiday? Here's A List Of All The Public Holidays In The UAE This Year

UAE worker bees, we have some great news for you! The nation's cabinet has officially announced that public and private sectors workers will be given the SAME number of bank holidays this year, and in 2020.

The exciting news was announced via Twitter, on the UAE government's official media account, @DXBMediaOffice.

For all those in need of a break – we feel you, here's the list of this year's expected UAE bank holidays...

  • *Israa Wal Miraj, Wednesday 3 April (1 day)
  • *29 and 30 Ramadan, Monday 3 June (1 day)
  • *Eid Al Fitr, Wednesday 5 June (3 days)
  • *Arafat (Haj) day, Saturday 10 Aug. (1 day)
  • *Eid Al Adha, Sunday 11 Aug. (3 days)
  • *Hijri New Year, Saturday 31 Aug. 2019 (1 day)
  • *Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) Birthday, Saturday 9 Nov. (1 day)
  • Commemoration Day, Saturday 30 Nov. 2019 (1 day)
  • National Day, Monday 2 Dec (2 days)

*As Islam follows the lunar calendar, the exact dates are dependent on the moon and will be announced closer to the time. Watch this space for updates!

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