Here are the holidays remaining in 2018 in UAE

Here are the holidays remaining in 2018 in UAE

Dubai - And it's closer than you think.

By Web Report

Published: Sat 27 Oct 2018, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Mon 19 Nov 2018, 9:29 AM

If you have been wondering about the next public holiday in the country, we have an update for you.  

According to the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Government of Dubai, residents will be enjoying the next off on November 18, 2018. It will be followed by Martyr's Day.
The UAE Cabinet has issued a decision detailing that Commemoration Day, previously Martyr's Day, ceremonies will be undertaken by ministries and institutions across the country on Thursday, November 29, as November 30 falls on a Friday.  
The next long weekend for the residents would fall on December 2 and December 3, 2018, for UAE National Day. 

Check the list below:

Name of the holidayDate in Hijri calendarDate in Gregorian calendarHoliday duration
New Year January 1 20181
Ramadan 1 Ramadan 1439May 17 2018-
Eid Al Fitr1 Shawwal 1439June 15 20183
Haj season1 Zul Hijjah 1439August 12 2018-
Arafat Day9 Zul Hijjah 1439August 21 20181
Eid Al Adha10 Zul Hijjah 1439August 22 20183
Hijri New Year Day1 Muharram 1440September 11 20181
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)'s birthday12 Rabi ul Awwal 1440November 18 20181
Martyr's Day November 30 20181
UAE National Day December 2 and 3 20182

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