Ajman Government Announces Eid al-Fitr Holiday Dates

Muhamed abdo - | UAE

Ajman announces the dates of Eid Al Fitr holiday for the public sector as well as the private sector, citizens and expatriates

Ajman, UAE - The Human Resources Department of the Ajman Government confirmed the official holiday period for Eid al-Fitr 2024 for all government entities within the Emirate.

The public holiday will commence on Monday, April 8, 2024, and continue for a full week, concluding on Sunday, April 14, 2024. Government operations will resume on Monday, April 15, 2024.

In a statement released alongside the announcement, the Human Resources Department extended its warmest congratulations and greetings to the UAE's wise leadership and its people, as well as to the wider Arab and Islamic nations, on the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Eid al-Fitr in the Emirates: A Celebration of Renewal and Community

Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, is a joyous and vibrant celebration across the Emirates. Here's an overview of how this special occasion unfolds:

Festivities and Observances:

  • Eid Prayers: Eid al-Fitr commences with special Eid prayers held at mosques throughout the Emirates. Many residents don their finest clothes and attend prayers with family and friends.
  • Greetings and Well Wishes: The spirit of Eid is centered around forgiveness, renewal, and strengthening community bonds. People exchange greetings of "Eid Mubarak" (Blessed Eid) and visit relatives and friends to share well wishes and blessings.
  • Feasts and Gatherings: Eid al-Fitr is a time for elaborate feasts and family gatherings. Traditional dishes like Ouzi (roasted lamb or mutton), biryani, and sweet treats like baklava and dates are prepared and shared.
  • Gifts and Charity: Exchanging gifts, especially for children, is a common tradition. Additionally, the spirit of Ramadan's focus on charity carries over, with many residents making donations to those in need.
  • Decorations and Festivities: Cities across the Emirates are adorned with festive lights and decorations. Shopping malls and public spaces often host special events and entertainment programs, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

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