It’s a four-day weekend for everyone!

The UAE government has announced that both the public and private sectors will enjoy a long weekend in celebration of the country’s 47th National Day.

Employees will be given Sunday December 2 and Monday December 3 off, making it a four-day weekend for those with a typical Sunday to Thursday work week.

The holiday celebrates the unification of the seven emirates in 1971.

The UAE is currently in the middle of another long weekend – Sunday November 18 is a holiday to mark the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

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Enjoy the long weekend, everyone – especially now that you know there’s only two weeks to wait until the next one…

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