New Islamic Year Holiday in UAE 1439 Hijri For Public and Private Sector
Islamic new year will starts upon sighting of new Moon which is September 21 2017(1st Muharram 1439). According to UAE Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the new year of Islam will welcome as Public Holidays. The Holiday is also for Private Sector.
Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced the Holiday for Private sector to give the families of workers time to observe the new Islamic Year.
As per the UAE Cabinet order public sector worker will continue their normal routine after the holidays on Sunday.