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UAE announces Eid Al Fitr holidays

ABU DHABI, June 17, 2017

The UAE government has announced that Eid Al Fitr holidays for federal bodies will begin on Saturday (June 24), reported state news agency Wam.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has declared the first and second days of Eid as official paid holidays for all private sector employees in the UAE, stated the report citing a ministerial circular issued by Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation.

Ghobash congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, on the upcoming Eid al-Fitr, said the report.

The minister also congratulated the UAE citizens and residents on the occasion, wishing the country further progress and prosperity, and more pride and glory for Arab and Islamic nations, it added.

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