Although I am an Indian ex-pat raised in UAE all my life, I blend a lot with mostly Europeans let it be of any age or any gender so having asked some of the naughty teens who hail from the US and UK about their plans for the holidays they were revelry time already hinting me. “it’s fun time,” “party time mate.”
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a rare public apology as he cut short a Hawaiian vacation on Friday after two volunteer firefighters were killed battling blazes that are ravaging much of the country’s east coast.
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi has been awarded with the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Largest Augmented Reality (AR) Screen’, as part of a pioneering augmented-reality advertising campaign to promote the UAE capital.
The winter vacations have already started and the festival mood is gripping everyone regardless of any excuse. The festival season in the country is bundled with the Christmas, the winter and chiefly the month-long shopping and entertainment season, the Dubai Shopping Festival, starting this weekend.
The holiday is in accordance with the UAE Cabinet decision on approved official holidays for government and private sectors.
Official duty will resume on Monday, 24 July, 2023, the circular added.
The Hijri New Year holiday has been decided to be on Muharram 1, 1444 AH and the corresponding date in the Gregorian calendar.
Under the directives of the Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, the Executive Council in the Emirate approves the new work system. The weekly leave is 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
UAE Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar said private sector would have flexibility to choose weekend for their employees.