Dubai declares holiday for Prophet's birthday

Sunday January 12 will be a holiday for the public and private sectors in the UAE

The UAE on Sunday declared a holiday for the public and private sectors on January 12 for the Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birthday.

Ministries and federal departments will be closed on Sunday, giving employees a long weekend, news agency WAM said.

The decision was announced in a circular issued on Sunday by Minister of Education and Chairman of the Board of the Federal Authority for Human Resources, Humaid bin Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami.

See the full version of this story at Arabian Business.

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