UAE: A public holiday is announced on the start of Hijri New Year in United Arab Emirates. All the public and private offices will remain closed on Sunday October 2, 2016.


The Ministry of human Resources and Emiratisation and the Dubai Media Office has declared a public holiday on the occasion of Hijri Happy New Year. Employees will enjoy a three days weekend in the start of New year and the month October.

Employees will go back to their offices and complete their normal duty hourson Monday 3rd October, 2016.