Hijri Year, National Day holidays announced

Hijri Year, National Day holidays announced

The Ministries and Public Institutions will close on Thursday, Dec. 01, 2011, and resume on Sunday, Dec. 04, according to the circular issued today



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Published: Thu 24 Nov 2011, 9:31 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 10:39 AM

ABU DHABI — The Ministries and Public Institutions will close on Thursday, Dec. 01, 2011, and resume on Sunday, Dec. 04, according to the circular issued today by Humaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education, Board Chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

According to the circular, the Islamic New Hijri Year 1433 holiday has been moved to Thursday, Dec. 01 followed by national holidaysfrom Dec. 2 -3, 2011.

Schools closed on December 1

Thursday, December 1, 2011, will be a public holiday for all schools in the UAE, the Ministry of Education has announced.

All schools will open doors on Sunday, December 4, 2011, according to the circular.

Al Qattami congratulated President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Members of Supreme Council, Their Highnesses Rulers of Emirates, UAE People, Arab and Muslim countries, on advent of the new Hijri Year and UAE national day anniversary.


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