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Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

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Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

Is New Years Day a holiday in Dubai, or business as usual ?

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1. Re: Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

Certainly is a holiday.

It's the only day I have off...

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2. Re: Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

It's not an official holiday. It will be business as usual (they will invoke the Hijri calendar to keep the minions at work).

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3. Re: Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

I retract the above statement for Abu Dhabi (although it is for government employees only).

gulf-news.com/nation/Government/10007455.html

Stands to reason that they would grant themselves a holiday. I don't understand why they didn't take Xmas Day as well!

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4. Re: Is New Year's Day a holiday in Dubai

Hope everyone had a great xmas.!!!