A 5-day break has been announced for Eid Al-Fitr 2020

Holiday dates have been revealed for the public sector in the UAE
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A 5-day break has been announced for Eid Al-Fitr 2020

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has just released the dates for the Eid Al Fitr 2020 holiday for the public sector.

According to the Islamic calendar, the 29th day of Ramadan is expected to fall on Friday 22 May, while the third day of Shawwal is expected to fall on Tuesday 26 May. These dates will be confirmed on the sighting of the crescent moon but could mean a five-day weekend for public sector employees in the UAE.

Eid Al Fitr 2020 holiday dates for the private sector have yet to be announced but are expected to align so we'll keep you posted. In the meantime, don't forget to download the latest issue of Grazia Middle East here while you wait.

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