Private sector Eid Al-Fitr holidays have been announced

Government workers will have a nine-day break for Eid Al-Fitr.

Private sector workers can expect to enjoy at least three days of rest and relaxation this Eid Al-Fitr after authorities announced dates for the holiday.

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources revealed the dates for Eid Al-Fitr holidays will start on 29th of Ramadan and end 3rd of Shawwal.

Eid Al-Fitr will run from Saturday 30 April until Tuesday 3 or Wednesday 4 May, depending on when the crescent moon is sighted.



The news follows authorities’ announcement on public sector holidays for Eid Al-Fitr.

However, public sector workers holidays will run until Friday 6 May after the Government deciding to extend the break for the full week.

This means federal entities will have a nine-day break when with the combined Saturday-Sunday weekend.


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