Revealed: List of UAE public and private sector holidays in 2016


By Vicky Kapur

Employees in the UAE’s government sector are likely to have 14 holidays in 2016 while their counterparts in the private sector are expected to enjoy 11 days off.

Most of the UAE’s national holidays and festivals are based on the sighting of the moon rather than having fixed dates in the Hijri Calendar. Due to this, the actual dates may vary from those listed below.

Here’s the list of UAE’s expected public holidays in 2016: More info