The Eid Al Adha holiday for ministries, and federal departments will begin this coming Sunday, August 19th. The entire next working week will be dedicated to celebrations and relaxation for employs in the government sector, in particular. Official work will resume on Sunday, August 26th, 2018, according to the directives of the UAE Cabinet. This is also the first opening day for some private schools and universities in UAE.
On the occasion, the cabinet extended its congratulations to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, along with Their Highnesses, Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, as well as the people of the UAE and Arab and Islamic countries.