Time to pack your vacation bags: UAE declares national holidays for 2019-2020

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It’s time to plan for your next vacations. The United Arab Emirates cabinet approved the list of national holidays for both public and private sectors in 2019-20 on Wednesday.

For the remaining of 2019, these are the declared holidays for UAE residents:

List of UAE holidays for 2019:

The Prophet’s Birthday: November 9
Commemoration day: December 1
National Day: December 2-3

List of UAE holidays for 2020 are:

New Year: January 1
Eid Al Fitr: Ramadan 29-Shawwal 3
Arafat Day: Dhu al Hijjah 9
Eid Al Adha: Dhu al Hijjah 10-12
Islamic New Year: August 23
Birthday of the Prophet (PBUH): October 29
Commemoration Day: December 1
National Day: December 2-3