Eid Al-Adha holiday for schools in the UAE starts on Sunday, November 14th (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 8th) and ends on Saturday November 20th, according to a resolution by Minister of Education Humaid Mohammed Al-Qattami.
Schools are to open on Sunday, November 21st.
The Minister said the resolution takes into consideration family commitments on such occasions where a normal school day falls between holidays.
The resolution, he added, aims to ensure a happy holiday for students and their families.
The Minister seized the occasion to greet President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al
Maktoum and Members of their Highnesses Supreme Council Members ‘&’ Rulers of the emirates.