United Arab Emirates (UAE) switches weekend to Saturday-Sunday from January 2022

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Tuesday that Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday forming the new weekend from January 1, 2022. Currently the country has a Friday-Saturday weekend.

"#UAE announces today that it will transition to a four and a half day working week, with Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday forming the new weekend.


All Federal government departments will move to the new weekend from January 1, 2022." - UAE government tweeted from its official handle.