Dubai | UAE Federal Government employees have five days off for the festival. The holiday was announced by the UAE Ministry of Human Resources. The holiday is from Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3. The UAE Lunar Visitation Committee will meet on May 1 to confirm the new moon. According to astronomical estimates, this year, Eid al-Fitr will be on May 2. The holiday will be from Saturday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 4.