National Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2019

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United Arab Emirates 2019
United Arab Emirates
2019

United Arab Emirates List of Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2019

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday New Year's Day National Holiday
Wednesday Israa & Miaraj Night Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Eid Al Fitr Holiday Government Holiday Public sector
Monday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al Fitr National Holiday End of Ramadan
Wednesday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Afrah Day National Holiday
Sunday Eid Al Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Hijri New Year Holiday National Holiday Hijri New Year
Saturday Prophet Muhammad’s birthday National Holiday
Sunday Commemoration Day National Holiday
Monday National Day National Holiday
Tuesday National Day Holiday National Holiday

Notes

  • A public holiday can be moved to the beginning or to the end of a week if it falls between two working days
  • in UAE, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Public sector workers now receive the same number of public holidays as the private sector

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