Just in time for the auspicious occasion of Eid Al Adha, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ordered the release of 515 inmates from prison.
515 prisoners released ahead of Eid Al Adha
Scores of detained expatriates, thieves and violators are getting the chance to start a new chapter in life thanks to the President’s generous move to pardon 515 inmates. It’s a regular practice among Arab countries every year in time for the holy month of Ramadan and on the occasions of Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha.
Last Ramadan saw President Sheikh Khalifa free a whopping 1,511 inmates, followed by UAE Prime Minister and Vice President, Emir of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum order the release of 874 convicts.
Eid Al Adha holidays starting from 30th July
Yesterday, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) announced a four-day-long break for the public and private sector to mark Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, starting from Thursday, 30th July to Sunday, 2nd August.
Dry night announced
You might want to plan your break well in advance because restaurants, nightclubs and bars have been issued a notice to refrain from hosting parties and serve drinks from 6:30 pm on Wednesday, 29th till 7:30 pm on Thursday, 30th July.
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