UAE Weekend Change: Old News Of 'UAE Denies Social Media Rumour' Goes Viral
After the UAE government announced the new policy of changing the weekend to Saturday and Sunday, an old news clip saying that it is fake information is going around on social media.
Many people are sharing a news clip, which says that ‘UAE denies social media rumour of changing official weekend’ and is going viral. However the fact is that the this news clip was published by Khaleej Times in May this year, when the official weekend was still Friday and Saturday.
With the new announcement made on Tuesday, December 7, UAE Government will transition to a four-and-a-half-day working week, with the second half of Friday; and Saturday and Sunday forming the new weekend.