Dubai announces 3-day holiday for New Year

Public sector employees in the UAE will get a day off to celebrate the New Year.

The Dubai Government Human Resources Department approved Saturday, January 1, 2022, as an official holiday.

Official working hours will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022, based on the new weekday work system announced by the UAE government.

Starting January 1, 2022, the country will transition into a four-and-a-half-day workweek, with Saturday, Sunday and Friday half-day forming the new weekend.


Khaleej Times
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