The UAE Cabinet has announced national holidays for the public and private sectors for next year.
Some of the holidays are based on the Hijri Islamic calendar and their Gregorian dates will depend on the moon-sighting.
It means these holidays will fall within a two-to-three-day window.
Eid Al Fitr could fall between Monday, April 8 and Thursday, April 11, and Arafat Day could fall on Saturday, June 15.
Eid Al Adha could fall on Sunday, June 16, with the holiday on either Monday, June 17 or Tuesday, June 18.
Meanwhile, the Islamic New Year could fall on Sunday, June 7.
The Prophet Mohammed's birthday could also fall on Sunday, September 15.
The UAE announced on Thursday that the National Day weekend will be a paid public holiday for private sector workers. The three-day break will fall on Saturday, December 2, Sunday, December 3 and Monday, December 4.
For federal workers, the UAE confirmed that employees would be granted leave from Saturday, December 2 to Monday, December 4.
Work will resume on Tuesday, December 5. The authority said public sector employees would be able to work from home on Friday, December 1.
Holidays for 2024
January 1: New Year's Day
Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3, 1445 AH: Eid Al Fitr
Dhu Al-Hijjah 9, 1445 AH: Arafat Day
Dhu Al-Hijjah 10 to 12, 1445 AH: Eid Al Adha
Muharram 1, 1446 AH: Islamic New Year
Rabi' Al-Awwal 12, 1446 AH: Prophet Mohammed's birthday
December 2 to 3: National Day