Holiday announced for Public and Private Schools
Ministry of Education announces holiday for public schools in Dubai and Sharjah on Monday. It has also announced a day off for all public and private schools in UAE on Tuesday in honour of The Papal Visit.
The Ministry of Education on Sunday announced a holiday for all public schools in Dubai and Sharjah to be observed on Monday. Additionally, Tuesday will be observed as a holiday for all schools across all emirates, the ministry said on it’s Twitter handle.
Monday’s holiday may be observed by select private schools as well in coordination with concerned authorities, the ministry said.
Following the ministry’s announcement, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority also announced that all private schools in Dubai will be closed on February 5. The KHDA have also advised parents and students to check with their school if it will be closed on Monday, February 4.
The holiday has been announced ahead of the Pope’s visit to the UAE. The leader of the Catholic church is scheduled to arrive in Abu Dhabi on Sunday night at 10pm UAE time.