UAE President announced the special leave on Sunday.
The UAE has announced a seven-day official Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector.
According to a brief statement issued on Twitter, following the directives of The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet announced that the Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector will start on Sunday, June 2, for one week, with work resuming on Sunday, June 9.
The statement was later tweeted by the Dubai Media Office as well.
However, combined with May 31 (Friday) and June 1 (Saturday), the public sector will get altogether a 9-day long holiday.
holiday for UAE private sector
Eid Al Fitr holidays for the private sector will begin on Monday, June 3 (Ramadan 29) and last until Shawwal 3. Work will resume on Shawwal 4, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced.
If the holy month has 29 days, then Tuesday, June 4 will be Shawwal 1. In case the holy month is 30-days long, Wednesday, June 5 will be Shawwal 1. In the former case, holidays will last from Monday until Thursday, and in the later, from Monday until Friday. The moon sighting committee will meet on Ramadan 29 to spot the moon.