UAE’s federal government offices will be closed from Wednesday, August 7, corresponding to Ramadan 29. The authorities will reopen on fourth day of the month of Shawal after the celebration of Eid Al Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.
Shawal 4 falls on Sunday, August 11, if Eid begins on Thursday, August 8. The government sector public holiday will stretch over 4 days presenting perfect opportunity to to people to travel for short breaks and reunite with distant families.
Dubai Chronicle’s team prepared a few articles with tips and suggestions how to spend the Eid Al Fitr holidays and you can check it out by clicking on the following links:
- Celebrate Eid Al Fitr in Istanbul
- Eid Al Fitr Short Holiday in Sri Lanka
- Celebrate Eid Al Fitr in Phuket
- Short Eid Al-Fitr Holiday in Salalah
- African Safari Adventure Seem More Possible with a Regional Airline
After the Eid Al Fitr holiday, work in the government departments will resume on Monday, August 12, if the start of the new lunar month of Shawal is not confirmed by Ramadan 29 and subsequently Ramadan completes 30 days.
The announcement was made on Tuesday by the Federal Authority of Human Resources.
The best and most affordable last minute Eid holiday offers from Dubai and Abu Dhabi are listed on the holidays page of. Visit and choose Holidays in the upper menu to explore the selection of 20 exclusive Eid travel packages valid from 7th to 17th of August.