Ruler of Sharjah issues law on maternity pay leave in the...

H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has issued law regulating maternity leave and issuing...

New two-year work permit for people above 60 years of age

Expatriates in UAE welcomed the new two-year work permit for people above 60 years of age as they can continue working for a longer...

Six-month Ban cancelled for expatriate workers in UAE

In a bid to reform its labour market, the UAE has introduced a new work permit which will allow foreign workers in the country...

No Public Holiday, as New Year falls on Saturday

Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qutami, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Authority for Human Resources, issued a circular to all ministries and...

Identity card registration deadline for nationals extended for six months

The Board of Directors of Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) has approved a number of recommendations made by EIDA with respect to the mechanism of...

Holiday for federal bodies between Dec 2-5

The 39th National Day and Islamic Hijri New Year holiday for federal bodies and ministries will take place from December 2nd to December 5th. The...

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal departments from November 15th

Eid Al-Adha holiday for federal ministries and departments is to start on Monday, November 15th (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 9th) and ends on Thursday,...

Eid Al-Adha is expected to be on or around November 16

Eid Al-Adha is a holiday at the end of the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca which is one of the greatest religious...

Notary Public in Dubai to endorse will of non Muslims

The Notary Public at Dubai Courts will start from the beginning of October to ratify the signature of non-Muslim testators in line with the...

Muslims in Dubai can marry irrespective of their nationalities

Head of the family court at the Dubai Courts Judge Salem Obaid Othman has ruled that the marriage officiants in the emirate of Dubai...

Eid Al-Fitr holiday for Private Sector

The Eid Al-Fitr holiday (paid holiday) for private sector will be on the first and second of Shawwal 1431 Hijri year, according to a...