Eid Al Fitr holidays for UAE public sector announced

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ABU DHABI // The Eid Al Fitr holiday for staff at government ministries and departments will begin on Saturday, June 24, or the 29th day of Ramadan, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has announced.

If Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, work will resume on Wednesday, June 28.

If Eid falls on Monday, June 26, the holiday will still begin on Saturday, June 24, with work resuming on Sunday, July 2.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources conveyed greetings to the President Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the rulers of the Emirates.

The authority also offered greetings on the occasion to the people of the UAE and the Arab and Muslim nations around the world.

* Please remember for Islamic holidays; exact dates are subject to moon sighting and may differ from date given.