Islamic new year

Breaking News: Islamic New Year Holiday Has Been Announced…

If you’ve been sitting on the edge of your seat waiting to make those weekend plans, we’ve got the news you’ve been waiting for.

The Islamic New Year holiday will fall on Thursday, September 21 for all UAE residents in the private and public sectors… which means a long weekend!

There has also been some changes to the dry night scheduled for this week. It will now be observed from sunset on Wednesday, Sept. 20 until sunset on Thursday, Sep. 21. If you’re looking to book an awesome Friday brunch, now’s the time to do it.

The announcement was made by the Federal Authority For Government Human Resources.

Schools across the UAE will also be closed on Thursday, following an announcement by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority.