United Arab Emirates

UAE announces changes to remaining public holidays for 2019

The UAE Federal Authority For Government Human Resources (FAHR) has revised the previously announced 2019 public holidays for both the public and private sectors. According to an announcement on their official Twitter feed (see below), FAHR has moved Commemoration Day from Sunday December 1st to Saturday November 30th. Commemoration Day, previously known as Martyr’s Day, […]

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Haryana brings date for Janmashtami forward to August 23rd

The Haryana government led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, has declared a public holiday on Friday August 23rd 2019 for Janmashtami . Originally Krishna Janmashtami was gazetted for Saturday August 24th. As per the Haryana general administration department circular, all government offices, schools and educational institutions will remain closed. “Friday, the 23rd August, 2019 shall […]

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