The weekend marked Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, which was recognised as a public holiday on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

While it, unfortunately, meant there was no long weekend for those who work from Monday to Friday, there’s not too long to wait until the final public holiday of the year.

UAE Commemoration and National Day

The next long weekend will take place for the country’s Commemoration Day and National Day on December 1 and 2. It will fall on a Thursday and Friday this year, with the official days off for these dates being Thursday, December 1 until Sunday, December 4, 2022.

As always, the final and official dates and public holiday eligibility for public sector employees and private sector employees are determined by UAE authorities.

This long weekend marks the final public holiday of 2022. The UAE government is yet to announce predicted dates for public holidays in 2023 so watch this space…

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