general info EID AL ADHA PRIVATE SECTOR HOLIDAYS ANNOUNCED
Eid Al Adha Private Sector Holidays Announced
Updated on 14 August 2018

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has just announced the private sector holidays for next week. Eid Al Adha will see that private sector employees will have Monday (20 August) - Wednesday (22 August) off for the celebration. The government announced the holiday dates after the Saudi Supreme Court said the Islamic month of Dhu Al Hijjah would begin on August 12, meaning Eid Al Adha will fall on August 21.

Eid Al Adha is the “feast of sacrifice” in which an animal is sacrificed and divided into three parts. One third of the share is given to the poor, another given to relatives, friends and neighbors and the remaining third is kept by the family.

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