Thursday, October 21 will be a holiday for private-sector employees in the UAE to mark the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
The announcement was made by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation.
It matches an earlier announcement made by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) regarding public sector employees.
#MOHRE announces Thursday, October 21, a paid leave for all employees in the private sector’s establishments, institutions and companies, on the occasion of Mawlid al-Nabawi. #UAE pic.twitter.com/M7SzsWmGAp— MOHRE_UAE وزارة الموارد البشرية والتوطين (@MOHRE_UAE) October 10, 2021