The United Arab Emirates says the holiday for the Islamic New Year (Hijri 1443) will be on Thursday, August 12.
This was contained in a tweet by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources on Wednesday, via its verified Twitter handle @FAHR_UAE.
“With the Hijri new year holiday being shifted to Thursday, residents can enjoy another longer weekend this month,” Gulf News stated.
See the tweet:
Hijri New Year Holiday – carried over – for the year 1443 in the Federal Government will be on Thursday, August 12 pic.twitter.com/ZDtd3arnmQ
— FAHR (@FAHR_UAE) August 4, 2021