10 paid public holidays in UAE 2017: Explained

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a clarification regarding 10 paid public holidays in UAE this year.

The law says that employees are entitled to a public holiday with full pay on New Years (and Islamic New Years) , Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday, Isra Wal Mi’raj, National Day, two Eid Al Fitr days and three Eid Al Adha days. All these sum up to 10 days.

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