The Federal Authority for Emirati Government Human Resources has issued a circular regarding the New Year’s holiday 2022 in the federal government, which will be on Saturday, January 1, 2022.
The authority stated that official working hours will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022, based on the decision of the Council of Ministers regarding official holidays.
The authority confirmed that the new system of weekly work will be implemented in the federal government sector as of January 1, 2022, according to the Emirates News Agency, WAM.
In the first week of December 2021, the UAE government announced the new system of weekly work for the federal government sector in the country, to be four and a half working days, from Monday to Thursday, and half a working day on Friday.
The government stated that the weekly holiday will be on Saturday and Sunday, starting from January 1, 2022, and that Sunday, January 2, will be an official holiday.