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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

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UAE private sector to enjoy 14 holidays in 2019, up from 11 in 2018

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Mar. 05, 19 | 5:23 pm

A combined workforce of more than 5.26 million from private companies in the UAE will now enjoy a total holidays of 14 days this year which used to be 11 last year.

The announcement came with the approval of equal holidays for the public and private sectors for 2019-2020 by the UAE Cabinet.

As reported by WAM, the new decree aims to achieve a balance between the two sectors and support the national economy.

Included in the list of holidays announced are the following: Islamic New Year, Eid Arafat, Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, Hijiri New year, Commemoration Day, and National Day.

In January, Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary of Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade told WAM that more than 338,000 private sector companies in the UAE with 5.26 million people in the workforce.

Al Saleh said: “The private sector’s contribution to the UAE GDP grew 5 percent to 70.5 percent in 2018 in translation of the government’s growing interest in the sector, being a key driver of economic growth.”

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

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Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

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Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

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