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UAE Declares 3-Day Public Sector Holidays

Source: Reuters (Dubai)
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2009


UAE President, Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed al-Nahayan, all government institutions to close for three days starting from today, following the death of Sheikh Rached Al-Mualla, the elderly ruler of Umm al-Quwain, the smallest of the seven emirates.

A week of national mourning has furthermore been decreed.



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