UAE reveals upcoming holidays for private sector

May 10, 2023 at 5:06 PM

UAE public and private sector employees can expect a few holidays this year on account of various occasions including Eid Al Adha, Islamic New Year and National Day. 

According to the news portal, oil & gas Middle East, here are the upcoming public holidays scheduled for 2023.

Eid Al Adha is predicted to fall in the month of June with a three-day expected holiday on June 28, 29 and 30. Prior to the three-day scheduled Eid holiday, a day off has been announced for Aarafat Day on June 27. Falling in line with the UAE weekend, this would give residents up to a six-day break.

Expected dates have been announced to give residents a chance to plan ahead, Arabian Business reported.

UAE public holidays 2023

  • June 27: Arafat Day (subject to moon sighting)
  • June 28 to 30: Eid Al Adha (subject to moon sighting)
  • July 21: Islamic New Year
  • September 29: Prophet Mohammed’s birthday
  • December 2 and 3: UAE National Day

All official announcements regarding the expected holidays are pending based on the sighting of the moon by the UAE moon-sighting committee. (NewsWire)