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Dubai government holidays announced

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHRD) has officially approved the holiday of the UAE’s 48th National Day and the Martyrs’ Day for the government departments of Dubai from Sunday to Tuesday (December 1, 2 and 3) next week. Work will resume on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, according to the decision of the DGHRD.

The decision excluded organizations, departments and institutions that have staff working on a rotational basis, or whose jobs are related to the public service or the management of public utilities. Each party shall decide the working hours of these categories in accordance with their operational requirements to ensure the smooth functioning of public services facilities during the holidays, the DGHRD added.

National Day Celebration

The largest and most complex stage ever built for an Official UAE National Day Celebration event will serve as a fitting metaphor for the country’s central role in today’s globalised world, according to Saeed Al Suwaidi, Representative of the Organising Committee of the Official 48th UAE National Day Celebration, ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’.

With the epic theatrical show on 2 Dec set to highlight how traditional values continue to underline the UAE’s heritage and culture, an assortment of international designers involved in transforming Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi will demonstrate how the UAE is a capital of tolerance, co-existence and cooperation.

To embody the country’s co-existence, richness of society and international unity, the Organising Committee of the Official 48th UAE National Day Celebration has collaborated with a large group of leading designers and production specialists, as well as professionals and technicians spanning 65 nationalities, to create a show that will shine the light on Emirati culture and tradition.

‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ will take the audience on a journey which has never been witnessed before. The show will feature cutting-edge visual and audio technology, while performers portray value-rich stories passed down through generations.

Commenting on the preparations, Saeed Al Suwaidi explained the show’s vision, saying: ‘’Legacy of Our Ancestors is a show that embodies the heritage of our forefathers as a beacon to usher the way for future generations. It also represents a unique architectural marvel, given its construction by experienced artisans from across three continents. Together, these elements have helped to produce a first-of-its-kind national day celebration.”

Suwaidi added that the unprecedented theatrical spectacle will feature record numbers for a UAE National Day event, with regards to logistics and technical equipment.

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