Eid Al Adha 2024: Dubai announces holidays for private schools

The holidays will commence on Saturday, June 15.

Dubai: All private schools, universities, and nurseries in Dubai will have a four-day holiday to mark Eid Al Adha 1445 AH-2024.

In an X post on Sunday, June 9, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced that all the educational institutions will be closed from Saturday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 18.

Earlier on Sunday, the Dubai Government Human Resources Department announced the Eid holiday starting from Jine 15 to June 18.

This year, Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on Sunday, June 16.

Eid Al Adha is celebrated around the world on the 10th of Dhul-Hijjah – the month considered one of the holiest months of the Islamic calendar and celebrated the sacrifices of the Prophet Ibrahim, his wife Hajar and their son, the Prophet Ismail.