Paid public holidays in 2023 in the Emirates approved by the Council of Ministers

The Council of Ministers approves 12 official paid holidays for state workers.

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Public holidays for 2023 in the UAE

It included the list of official holidays approved by the UAE Cabinet a few hours ago for the year 2023

First: New Year's holidays

Second: Eid Al-Fitr holiday

Third: Arafa pause holiday

Fourth: Eid al-Adha holiday

Fifth: Hijri New Year

Sixth: The Prophet’s birthday holiday

Seventh: The celebrations of the 52nd National Day of the UAE

Number of public holidays in 2023 in the UAE

In its last meeting, the UAE Cabinet approved the official holiday agenda for the government and private sectors in the UAE during the year 2023, and the total number of approved official paid holidays was 12 days.

New Year's Eve holiday in the UAE 2023

It starts on January 1st, 2023 and is a one-day holiday.

Eid Al-Fitr holiday in the UAE 2023

This holiday is for 4 days, starting from the 29th of Ramadan and ending on the 3rd of Shawwal 1444 AH.

Waqf Arafat holiday in the Emirates 2023

And the holiday on the day of Arafah is on the ninth of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah.

Eid al-Adha holiday in the UAE 2023

The Eid al-Adha holiday in the UAE begins on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah 1444 AH and ends on the twelfth day of it.

Hijri New Year holiday in UAE 2023

The Islamic New Year will be in the UAE in 2023 on July 21, 2023.

The Prophet's birthday holiday in the Emirates 2023

The Prophet’s birthday holiday will be for one day only, which is September 29, 2023.

The 52nd UAE National Day holiday in 2023

The 52nd UAE National Day celebrations start on the 2nd and end on the 3rd of December 2023.

Types of leaves allowed for workers in the Emirates other than official holidays

According to what Judge Jamal Al-Jabri, President of the Dubai Labor Court, revealed that the new labor law includes new types of leaves, such as:

First: mourning leave

Second: maternity leave

Third: study leave

Fourth: A sabbatical leave to perform national service for citizens

Mourning leave in the UAE
The mourning leave is 5 days upon the death of the husband or wife, and 3 days upon the death of (mother - father - children - brothers - grandchildren - grandparents).

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