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UAE Declares 1st of Muharram Public Holiday For Private Sector

Source: UAE Interact (Dubai)
Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2003


The UAE's Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Matar Humaid Al Tayer, has announced that the first day of the Islamic month of Muharram, 1424 Hijri, had been declared a public holiday for the private sector.

The Islamic New Year is already an annual public holiday for the public sector of the UAE.



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