Eid Al-Adha Holidays Have Been Announced For The Public Sector, So Mark Your Calendar!

by Anupriya Mishra
Eid Al-Adha Holidays Have Been Announced For The Public Sector, So Mark Your Calendar!

Eid al-Adha is one of the most important festivals for Muslims around the globe. And with this important Islamic festival just a few days away, the excitement is already palpable in the air. Moreover, the UAE has already announced the official Eid al-Adha holiday for the public sector, which includes federal ministries and entities. Yes, it’s true, and we are here to tell you all about this announcement.

UAE Announces Public Sector Holiday For Eid al-Adha!

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The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources took to Twitter to announce the Eid al-Adha holidays. The break will begin from Dhul Hijjah 9 to 12 according to the Islamic Hijri Calendar. Moreover, it should also be mentioned that Dhul Hijjah 9 is Arafat day, which is also considered to be the holiest day in Islam. The three days following this important day will mark Eid al-Adha, which is also regarded as the festival of sacrifice. So, according to a report by Khaleej Times, the Gregorian dates will be determined on June 18, as officials will then be able to spot the crescent moon. As a result, this will begin this Islamic month.

However, the report did mention that according to astronomical calculations, the first day of the break, which is Arafat Day, is on June 27. As it happens, Eid al-Adha is expected to fall on June 28! As a result, it is expected that the holidays will begin on June 27, which is a Tuesday and go on till Friday, which is June 30.

Also Read: Eid Al-Adha: What It Is, When It Is Celebrated And Here’s How Is It Celebrated

How Can You Make It A 9-Day Break?

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Talking about the long weekend, if you also count the Saturday and Sunday weekends, this will become a six-day break, making this the longest official holiday of the year. As it happens, some people are already planning to take a holiday on Monday, June 26 to kickstart the weekend on Saturday, June 24, to make it a nine-day holiday. Since this holiday falls just before the two-month summer holidays, this break basically means a longer vacation for the residents in the UAE. So, if you too wish to ensure that your holidays are memorable, don’t forget to make some splendid plans with your family by visiting all the newest attractions in the UAE or opting for popular staycation options.

So, what do you think of this development? Isn’t the long holiday a great way to spend some much-needed time with your loved ones?

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