3-day weekend for Prophet Muhammad’s birthday

Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 13 October 2021: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced that Thursday, 21st October, 2021, will be a paid holiday for all workers in private sector companies, establishments and facilities in the country on the occasion of the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday.

A circular issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources added that work will resume on Sunday, 24th October.

The Authority congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, as well as the people of the UAE and the Arab and Islamic nations on this occasion.

Ras Al Khaimah announces public holiday

The Human Resources Department of Ras Al Khaimah has announced that Thursday, 21st October, will be a public holiday to mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).

The announcement came in line with the circular issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, taking into consideration the authorities whose normal work requires special arrangements.

The Department congratulated the UAE leadership, all employees at the RAK government and the people of the UAE.


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