The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools in the UAE will remain closed tomorrow. This was announced by the Ministry on its social media handles.
The Ministry also said that today, all the public schools in Dubai and Sharjah will remain closed. These also include some private schools.
Though the Ministry did not specify any special reason for the holidays, some say it is may be attributed to the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis, which lasts till Tuesday. Following the announcemnet from the ministry, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai said on its social media channels: “Following the statement from the UAE Ministry of Education, private schools in Dubai will be closed on February 5 only. Please check with your school directly to find out if it will be closed on February 4.”