Employees in the UAE’s federal government sector can get up to five days off next week.
The Federal Authority of Government Human Resources and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday break will be from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3 for the public and private sectors respectively.
This means that if Ramadan will last for only 29 days, the break will be from Tuesday to Friday, May 11 to May 14.
However, if Ramadan will extend to 30 days depending on moon sighting, the holidays will extend to five days, until May 15, Saturday.
Eid al-Fitr holiday for the Federal Government is from
29th of #Ramadan until the 3rd of Shawwal
According to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources Circular pic.twitter.com/N81Rry2LBT
— FAHR (@FAHR_UAE) May 4, 2021