Eid al Adha holiday in the UAE extends for 9 days
It is anticipated that inhabitants of the UAE would have a prolonged holiday for the Waqf of Arafah and Eid al-Adha 2023, with the possibility of a six-day weekend. The anticipated dates will be published at a later time to provide locals with an opportunity to make holiday preparations.
Eid al Adha holiday in the UAE
And according to the decision of the Council of Ministers for the government and private sectors in the country, it was decided that the Arafah waqf holiday will be on the 9th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1444 AH, which is expected to be on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 AD (depending on the sighting of the crescent will be on June 28), and that the Eid al-Adha holiday will be on Wednesdays, June 28, Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June
Residents of the UAE are permitted to take up to nine days of leave during the Arafah and Eid al-Adha holidays, although they are only allowed to use one day of their annual leave.
A decision was made by the Council of Ministers in the UAE to specify official holidays in the government sector and to offer the private sector equivalent official holidays. This was done with the intention of improving communication and maintaining a healthy balance between the two sectors, as well as providing support for the national economy in its many different facets.
Eid al-Adha 2023 holiday in the UAE for the government and private sectors
And based on the determination of the first days of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the date of the Arafat stand will be on Tuesday, which corresponds to the 27th of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, and the authorities in the Emirates have determined that the Eid al-Adha 2023 holiday will begin on the day of the Arafat stand for both the government and the private sectors in the Emirates.
The Human Resources Authority in the Emirates has announced that the Eid al-Adha holiday in the UAE for the government and private sectors will begin on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, which coincides with the date of the Arafat stand, and will continue through Friday, corresponding to June 30, 2023. This date was chosen because it coincides with the date on which the Arafat stand will take place.
And it was declared earlier by the Astronomical Society in Jeddah that the first day of Eid al-Adha will be on Wednesday, the 28th of this month.