UAE announces holiday for Papal Mass attendees

UAE has declared February 5 as a holiday for private-sector workers with tickets to the Papal Mass in Abu Dhabi. 

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation confirmed the holiday on its official website.

It also underlined the UAE’s commitment to acceptance and open-mindedness during the 'Year of Tolerance', and its ongoing dedication to facilitating interfaith dialogue.

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