UAE Cabinet approves 2024 holiday calendar

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The UAE Cabinet has approved the official calendar of public holidays for 2024.

This applies to both public and private sectors.

"The resolution aims to enable all community members working in various sectors in the UAE, as well as families, to plan ahead for holidays, travel and personal activities. It also supports the national economy on all levels," the Cabinet said in a statement.

The first holiday of 2024 will be New Year's Day on January 1, followed by Eid Al Fitr (Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3).

Some of the holidays will be based on the Hijri Islamic calendar and subject to moon-sighting.

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