Eid holiday confirmed for Dubai Government employees

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Employees of Dubai Government entities will get a one-week break to mark Eid Al Fitr.

The Dubai Government Human Resources Department has issued a circular stating that the emirate's government departments will be off from Monday, April 8, to Sunday, April 14. Work will resume on Monday, April 15.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) had earlier announced similar dates for those working in the public sector.

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