DUBAI: United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet approves 9-day Eid al-Fitr holiday of Federal organizations, TheNewsTribe.com reported.
Eid holidays will start from Sunday, July 3, with work resuming on Sunday, July 10, 2016.
Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved Eid Al Fitr holiday for Ministries and Federal entities, starting from 28 of Ramadan 1437 Hijri year, corresponding to Sunday, July 3, with work resuming on Sunday, July 10, 2016, Khaleej Times reported.
The nine days holiday is counting the Friday and Saturday weekly offs that are before and after the five-day Eid week.
The Cabinet meeting this evening at the Presidential Palace was held in the presence of Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.