UAE Ministries to Remain Closed Till January 1 - The New Indian Express

UAE Ministries to Remain Closed Till January 1

Published: 25th December 2013 09:17 PM

Last Updated: 25th December 2013 09:17 PM

Federal ministries and private entities in the UAE will remain closed till January 1, 2014, to mark the new year.

A circular in this connection was issued Wednesday by Humaid bin Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, minister of education and chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

Employees in private sector institutions and companies will get a paid holiday till January 1, Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash said.

Financial markets and the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange will also remain closed on the first day of the new year, the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority announced.

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