Both the UAE private and public sector will enjoy a three-day weekend from October 29 to mark Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birthday
25 October 2020| Last updated on 26 October 2020
There are four public holidays remaining this year
A UAE public and private sector holiday in celebration of Prophet Mohammed's (PBUH) birthday in 2020 has been announced for Thursday, October 29th 2020.
The annual event is celebrated on the 12th day of Rabi Al Awwal.
According to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, work will resume for all on Sunday, November 1.
Residents and Emiratis can expect another long weekend from Tuesday, December 1 for Commemoration Day (Martyrs Day), to honour the memory of the UAE citizens who died in service of their nation.
UAE Commemoration Day would previously take place on November 30, in honour of the first Emirati who was killed in the line of duty, but was formally moved to December 1 in 2019.
Closely after, workers will have another two days holiday to mark UAE National Day, on December 2 - 3.
The country will then have the first public holiday of 2021 on January 1 for New Year's Day.