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UAE Confirms Eid Al-Adha Public Holiday Date

Source: UAE Interact
Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008

According to the Islamic Crescents Monitoring Project., astronomical calculations have predicted that Saturday, November 29, 2008, will be the first day of 'Zil Hijja', which implies that the Eid al-Adha Muslim festival day will be on Monday, December 8, 2008.

Note, however, that the 3-day public holiday (5-day for the public service) associated with the Eid al-Adha in the UAE, begins on Arafat Day, the day before Eid al-Adha.

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