In the United Arab Emirates, as in other Islamic countries, there is an official committee appointed by the government to see the moon announcing Eid al-Fitr when it sees the moon. Eid al-Fitr dates every year.
In the United Arab Emirates, Eid al-Fitr is an official holiday. Both government employees and private sector workers receive two days as paid holidays. Companies working on this vacation will have an average number of working hours. As there are large crowds surrounding the mosques and cause confusion traffic.
On Eid al-Fitr, many Emirati Muslims go to mosques to pray, to hear Eid sermons, and to indulge in charity as a charity worker. In some cases, Eid al-Fitr prayers are held in sports squares or in public gathering places with large capacity.
On this occasion of Eid al-Fitr, a four-day public holiday has been announced by UAE officials. Holidays are expected to start from Tuesday, June 4 which will probably the last day of Ramadan which depends on mood sighting and will then run for three further days, which means there’s a possibility of a five-day weekend for workers who get Friday and Saturday off.
According to an announcement by the government earlier this year, the holiday will apply for both public and private sector officials, meanwhile, the government suggests the dates for the Eid Al-Adha holidays will be between Friday, August 9 and Monday, August 12.
Keep in mind that all the UAE’s public holidays 2019 are dependent on moon sighting.