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Holidays – Eid Al Adha: 4 October 2014

Eid Al Adha follows on from the Day of Sacrifice. Dubai's public sector returns to work on 7th October 2014, the private sector will return a day earlier.

Updated 17-December-2014  

This Muslim religious time is also known as the Feast of the Sacrifice or the Festival of the Sacrifice. It begins the day following the Day of Arafat when the pilgrims descend from the Plain of Arafat and marks the end of the Pilgrimage.

This is a 3 day holiday in Dubai’s public sector with their holiday being 4th, 5th and 6th October, returning to work on 7th October. For the private sector the holiday will be on 4th and 5th October returning on 6th October 2014.

What did you do – let us know – it might give someone else an idea for the next break or even next year’s Eid Al Adha.

Our readers would like some insight into this religious occasion so we would be delighted if someone who knows more about this religious holiday to come forward and provide further information on Eid Al Adha.

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