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UAE Changes Weekends To Friday-Saturday
 
(Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006)

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)

Weekend days were previously Thursdays and Fridays, but the recent Cabinet decree No.21/2006 has changed the weekend days to Fridays and Saturdays instead, as of Friday September 1st, 2006.

Note that Thursday August 31st, 2006, remains a weekend day according to the previous definition of weekend days.

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