UAE: Eid Al Fitr Safety Guidelines Announced

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 05 May 2021
UAE: Eid Al Fitr Safety Guidelines Announced

Eid Al Fitr holiday for both private and public sectors in the UAE will be from Tuesday, May 11 to Friday, May 14. As the UAE is still fighting Covid-19, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) also issued out a reminder of the safety guidelines and protocol UAE residents near to bear in mind when celebrating Eid Al Fitr in UAE.

Authorities urged everyone to cooperate and adhere to the measures in place and to avoid family visits and gatherings.

The NCEMA also recommend conducting Eid greetings through electronic communication channels. They added that food and gifts are not to be exchanged among neighbors.

The authority also urged the public to refrain from giving away Eidiya to children. Eidiya is a cash gift to children by elders to mark the completion of Ramadan. This includes giving them cash from banks. Electronic alternatives were suggested.

With regards to Eid and other events, the NCEMA urged the public to limit gathering to members of the same household. Masks need to be worn and physical distancing rules needed to be followed while sitting with the elderly and those with chronic diseases.

Along with the above announcements, the NCEMA stressed the importance of taking the vaccine adding it will have a positive effect on the Emirati community by breaking the chain of infection and preserving the achievements made in combating the pandemic. The authority added the importance of adhering to the precautionary measures after taking the vaccine and urged the public to abide by the laws and guidelines. 

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