ABU DHABI (WAM)
The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the year 2024 official holiday calendar for both public and private sectors.
As part of the Cabinet’s ongoing efforts to enhance the organisation of work in government and private sectors, the resolution aims to enable all community members working in various sectors in the UAE, as well as families, to plan ahead for holidays, travel and personal activities. It also supports the national economy on all levels.
Here are the dates:
New Year’s Day: January 1, 2024
Eid Al Fitr: Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3, 1445 AH
Arafa Day: Dhu Al Hijjah 9, 1445 AH
Eid Al Adha: Dhu Al Hijjah 10 to 12, 1445 AH
Islamic New Year: Muharram 1, 1446 AH
Prophet’s Birthday: Rabi’ Al Awwal 12, 1446 AH
National Day: December 2 and 3, 2024