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UAE Declares Al Israa wal Miraaj Public Sector Holiday

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)
Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2005
Most recent follow-up news item: August 29, 2005

The UAE's Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Saeed Khalfan Al Gaith, has announced that Wednesday, August 31st, 2005, was to be observed as a public holiday by the country's ministries and other government institutions.

With the civil service weekends running Thursdays and Fridays, this means that this year's Al Israa wal Miraaj public sector holidays will run from August 31 to Friday, September 2, 2005, inclusively.

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