Eid Al Adha holiday for public sector announced Time Out has news of the Eid Al Adha holiday for public sector announced. Sheikh Mohammed confirmed on Twitter it will run from September 11 to 18 By Time Out Dubai staff 04 September 2016 The UAE has announced public sector workers will be excused from work for the week beginning September 11, as part of Eid Al Adha which begins on September 12.Details were confirmed by Sheikh Mohammed on Twitter, although nothing was revealed about plans for the private sector. READ MORE: 18 brilliant Eid holiday deals SIMILAR ARTICLES What is the International Day of Happiness? Dubai embarks on Journey of Happiness Dubai landmarks go green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Free taxi rides in Dubai for International Day of Happiness The announcement means the public sector offices, from DEWA to RTA, will be closed for a week.Eid Al Adha normally starts on the 10th of Dhu Al Hijjah, when millions of Muslims converge on Makkah for the annual pilgrimage. ترأست اليوم اجتماعا لمجلس الوزراء اعتمدنا خلاله اجازة عيد الأضحى من الأحد 11 سبتمبر ويستأنف الدوام الأحد 18 سبتمبر ..وكل عام وشعبنا بألف خير— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) September 4, 2016Those enjoying the holiday will likely be able to benefit from extended mall opening hours, as has become custom in recent years. Stay close to Time Out for more details when they are available.Want to find out about other public holiday dates in Dubai?