Private sector Eid al Adha 2022 holiday now confirmed

Officially starts on Friday 8 July.

Dates for the Eid Al Adha 2022 holiday have been announced.

The public sector dates were already announced this morning.

The private sector holidays, which will run from Friday July 8 until Monday July 11,  follows the same as those announced for the public sector, according to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

This gives most of us a full four days off to enjoy ourselves.

You can read more about Abu Dhabi events here

Eid Al Adha, which is known as the festival of the sacrifice, coincides with the Hajj to Makkah, which is a pilgrimage that all Muslims are expected to make at least once in their lives.

Hajj, a three-day festival, is expected to begin on 7 July.

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