UAE announces long vacation for private employees on Eidul Adha 2023

04:14 PM | 19 Jun, 2023
UAE announces long vacation for private employees on Eidul Adha 2023
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DUBAI – People in United Arab Emirates have finally got a long vacation to mark Eidul Adha as the Kingdom announced holidays for Feast of Sacrifice on Monday.

UAE’s human resources and emiratization announced that private sector employees will enjoy a public paid holiday from June 27 to June 30, and people who are not working on weekends will have six days off.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia notified Eid Holidays, as private and non-profit sectors will enjoy holiday starting from June 27.

Eidul Adha is known as Feast of Sacrifice; one of two major Islamic occasions that coincides with the final rites of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

During Eid, Muslims attend special Eid congregation, followed by the sacrifice of an animal, usually a sheep, goat, or cow. The meat from the sacrificed animal is divided into relatives and needy.

Families also come together to enjoy festive meals, exchange greetings and gifts, and participate in various cultural activities.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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