Public sector Eid holidays in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan announced

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Beautiful night view of Sheikh Zayed Mosque with a crescent and stars in background, Abu dhabi, UAE.

Staff Report

Abu Dhabi – The governments in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan have announced Eid Al Adha holidays for the private sector in their respective countries.

In the UAE, the private sector will enjoy a three-day break starting from Thursday, August 31, to Saturday, September 2, 2017, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. The work will resume on Sunday, September 3.

The announcement comes a day after the UAE government announced Eid Al Adha holidays for the public sector.

The Federal Authority for Human Resources on Wednesday announced that Eid Al Adha holiday in the ministries and federal bodies of the UAE government is scheduled to start from next Thursday, August 31, 2017, with the resumption of official work on Monday, September 4.

Last week, Saudi Arabia had announced a 16-day holiday for Eid Al Adha, while Pakistan has announced a four-day break. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com