According to Article (81) of the Cabinet No. (1) of 2018 on the executive regulation of the Human Resources Law in the Federal Government and its amendments:
The Chairman of the Federal entity or his representative may grant the national employee an exceptional sabbatical leave with total salary for doing work or tasks related to the representation of the country in national teams, sports or cultural activities or other similar reasons that are not related directly to the work of the Federal entity where the employee works, at the request of the competent official authorities on those areas and for maximum one month in accordance with the following conditions:
1- The employee should have the qualifications, specialized expertise, skills or talent in the above-mentioned areas.
2- The participation to represent the country shall be upon the written request of the official authorities concerned with those areas.
3- The works or tasks shall not be directly related to the work of the entity where the employee works.
4- The leave may be granted to the employee only twice during the year. Unless the activity is listed in the activity plans and schedule determined previously by the requesting entity.
This leave may be granted only after passing the probation period.