ABU DHABI // Public sector staff have been given a three-day weekend to mark UAE National Day and Commemoration Day
The Federal Authority for Government Resources has issued a circular stating holidays for employees of ministries and federal government departments will begin on Thursday, December 1.
Work will resume on Sunday, December 4.
Private sector holidays have not yet been announced.
The authority also extended its greetings to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, as well as members of the Supreme Council, Rulers of the Emirates, and the people of the UAE, reported Wam, the state news agency.
There is one final public holiday expected in the UAE on December 11, to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday.
For a complete list of UAE national holidays visit here.