Public and private sectors employees in the UAE will have the same number of holidays during 2019-2020.
The UAE cabinet has approved the move, which is aimed at ensuring a balance between the two sectors and supporting the national economy.
The Government Communication Office said in a tweet that the decision will also help enhance the attractiveness of the private sector for Emiratis.
Here's the break up of public holidays for 2019-2020.
.@uaegov: The #UAE Cabinet approves public holidays for the public sector for the years 2019-2020, and grants the private sector equal holidays. The decision aims at achieving a balance between the two sectors and supporting the national economy. pic.twitter.com/ipvMAUhXgo— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) March 5, 2019