Five-day Eid holiday for federal staff

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The Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal ministries and departments will start from Wednesday 29th of Ramadan, (September 8) until the third of Shawwal 1431 Hijri year (September 12).

Work will resume on the fourth day of Shawwal, according to a circular issued by the Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Human Resources Authority Humaid Obeid Al Qatami.

He congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Their Highnesses, Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the emirates on the advent of the Eid Al Fitr, wishing them good health.

He also congratulated people of the UAE and the Arab and Muslim World across the world on this happy occasion.

The Abu Dhabi Executive Council announced that Eid Al Fitr holiday will start from Wednesday, 29th of Ramadan 1431, (September 8) and end on the third of Shawwal.

In a circular issued on Sunday, the council said work will resume on the fourth day of Shawwal.
696 Eid musallas  

The General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments has concluded preparations for Eid Al Fitr prayers.

The Executive Director of Islamic Affairs, Mohammed Obeid Al Mazroui, said that the authority has allocated 696 musallas and mosques all over the UAE to perform Eid prayer, identified each with the name of Al Khatib, equipped them with the necessary furniture, hygiene and sound systems to accommodate the number of worshipers.

He pointed out that 209 mosques are prepared for Eid prayer in Abu Dhabi, 85 in Bani Yas, 51 in the Western Region, 57 in Al Ain, 123 in Sharjah and Khorfakkan, 65 in Ajman, 12 in Umm Al Qaiwain, 54 in Ras Al Khaimah and 41 in Fujairah.

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