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UAE Clarifies End Of Ramadan Public Holidays Dates

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2006

UAE clears confusion over holidays: Abu Dhabi: Public sector employees will get a four-day Eid Al Fitr holiday if the first day of Eid falls on Monday, October 23, according to a ministerial decision.

In line with the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ministry of Governmental Sector Development announced in a circular issued yesterday that Thursday, October 26, would be added to the regular three-day holiday, if Eid Al Fitr falls on Monday.

All financial institutions will also be closed from October 22 to October 24, 2006, inclusive.

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