All schools in the UAE will be closed tomorrow, November 28,
to celebrate the UAE's win to host the World Expo 2020 in Dubai as well
as the upcoming UAE National Day celebrations.
The holiday for schools and educational institutions was ordered by His
Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime
Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
That means that schools in the UAE will be closed from tomorrow [Thursday November 28] until Tuesday December 3 - six days.
"A national holiday has been declared for schools and universities
for Thursday Nov.28 - enjoy the long weekend!" said Knowledge and Human
Development Authority in Dubai in a tweet.
Many schools in the UAE have announced a two-day extended weekend to
mark the 42nd UAE National Day, which falls on Monday (December 2),
while some have given an additional day off making it a three-day
break, Emirates 24|7 Senior Reporter Sneha May Francis added earlier.
Some Dubai schools have altered their school calendar and shifted the
holidays from December 2-3 to December 1-2, in line with the public