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The UAE Cabinet has announced the Al Hijri New Year holiday for the public sector will be on Sunday November 3. Work will resume on Monday November 4.
The private sector will get a paid day off on Saturday November 2.
The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented.
The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.