03:54 pm - Thursday 28 May 2015

UAE announces holiday on June 30

By staff - Sun Jun 19, 5:25 am

Public and private sector employees in the UAE will receive a day’s holiday on June 30 to mark the occasion of Al Isra Wal Miraj, the ascension of Prophet Mohammad.

“The official holiday to mark Al Isra Wal Miraj will be on June 30th for all workers in private sector enterprises, institutions and companies in the state,” state news agency WAM reported.

Minister of Education Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami said Tuesday the UAE’s federal ministries and bodies would close to mark the occasion, resuming work on July 3.

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