No Israa Wal Miraj holiday in UAE; here's why

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Muscat - Oman has declared a holiday.

By Web Report

Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 8:44 AM

Last updated: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 9:03 PM

Although Oman has announced a public holiday on March 22 on occasion of Israa Wal Miraj, there won't be a holiday in the UAE.

Earlier in March, in a brief statement posted on social media, the Oman News Agency (ONA) reported:
"On the occasion of Israa Wal Miraj, it has been decided that next Sunday, Rajab 27 (March 22), will be an official holiday for employees of ministries, public bodies and other units of the state's administrative apparatus as well as workers in private sector companies and institutions."
Also read: UAE public holidays in 2020

However, earlier last year, UAE ended the Israa Wal Miraj holiday and declared longer holidays for Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha.

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