The UAE is the first Arab country to roll out this leave.
Private sector employees in the UAE can avail of a five-day paid leave to take care of their newborns, it was announced on Sunday. A decree stipulating this was issued by the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The UAE is the first Arab country to give such a leave to male and female private sector employees. The leave can be availed from the birth of the baby till he/she is six months old.
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