The UAE announced that December 2 and 3 will be a paid public holiday for private sector workers on the occasion of the 52nd National Day.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization announced the paid holiday on social media platform X, saying: “We announce that 2nd & 3rd December 2023 will be a paid public holiday for private sector workers in the UAE on the occasion of the 52nd UAE National Day. We extend our sincere congratulations to our wise leadership, citizens and residents of the UAE on this occasion.”
Another public holiday, Commemoration Day, will officially fall on November 30. Officials have yet to confirm whether a paid day off will be granted to mark the occasion, but a three-day weekend may be possible.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the UAE announced its official 2024 holidays calendar for both government and private sector employees.