New Islamic Year: Four Holidays announced in Sharjah

UAENew Islamic Year: Four Holidays announced in Sharjah

SHARJAH, UAE: The Public Sector Employees in Sharjah will have a four-day holiday from July 20-23, 2023.

The Sharjah government on Thursday announced a holiday for Public Sector Employees on July 20 in connection with the arrival of new Islamic Year (1445H).New Islamic Year: Four Holidays announced in Sharjah


In a statement, the Sharjah Government Human Resource Department said that the Hijri New Year Holiday will be on Thursday corresponding to 07/20/2023 AD.

“The Official Working Hours will resume on Monday corresponding to 07/24/2023,” the statement added.

In January 2022, the Sharjah government departments switched to a three-day weekend with employees getting Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays off.

Hence with the Hijri New Year holiday declared on Thursday, employees will be getting a longer weekend.

Earlier, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) issued a circular to all UAE ministries and federal departments about the 1445 Hijri holiday, which will be on the first day of Muharram according to the Islamic Calendar.

The decision was made based on the Cabinet’s Resolution regarding the official holiday agenda approved for the government and private sectors in the country for the year 2023.

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