Dubai announces Hijri New Year holiday

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Dubai - UAE had announced same holiday for public and private sector.

By Web Report

Published: Tue 27 Aug 2019, 2:33 PM

Last updated: Tue 27 Aug 2019, 7:35 PM

The Dubai Government's Human Resources Department on Saturday, August 24, announced Hijri New Year holiday.
Also read: Hijri New Year holiday announced in UAE
In a circular issued by the department, the Hijri New Year (Muharram 1) 1441 will be an official paid holiday for all government entities and establishments in the UAE, Emarat Al Youm reported on Sunday.
According to astronomers, Muharram 1 is likely to fall on September 1 (Sunday), making it a long weekend.

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