The Private Sector Eid Holidays Have Just Been Announced!

Eid al Fitr 2018 Has the moon been sighted

If Ramadan ends at 29 days and Eid falls on Friday, private sector firms will be closed until Saturday, with work resuming on Sunday.

The lunar month of Shawwal will begin with Eid al-Fitr (Eid ul-Fitr), also known as the festival of breaking the fast.

Minister of human resources and Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani al-Hamli congratulated the country's leaders, citizens and residents on the occasion.

The federal government has declared Friday, June 15 and Monday 18, as public holidays to mark this year's Id-el Fitr celebration.

Abdulrahman Dambazau, (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

The committee will review reports of sighting of the moon for the month of Shawwal on Islamic calendar at the Islamic Foundation in the evening.

Earlier in the week, it was announced that public sector workers in the UAE would get at least Thursday, June 14 off for the Eid Al Fitr long weekend.

The holy month of Ramadan or Ramzan, observed by the Muslims across the world, is coming to an end. They will resume work from Tuesday, June 19.

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