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UAE Considering May Day Public Holiday From 2010

Source: The National (Dubai)
Posted: Friday, May 1, 2009

The United Arab Emirates' acting director general of the Ministry of Labour, Humaid bin Demas, is reported to have said yesterday that a non-working public holiday to mark the May 1st International Labour Day could be introduced starting in 2010.

A similar move to recognize May 1st as a public holiday is already under consideration in Kuwait's Parliament (2009-02-18).

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