The Working Hours For The Holy Month Of Ramadan Have Been Announced

Farah Makhlouf

It’s that beautiful time of year when everyone is preparing for Ramadan to roll around. People are out grocery shopping, inviting friends to come over for Iftar and planning out their diet and gym routine – Ramadan essentials!

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And so you can have all the facts a week before Ramadan, UAE authorities announced the new working hours for the month

The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources announced the new working hours for government employees

Employees in the public sector will work from 9am – 2:30 pm from Monday to Thursday, and from 9am to midday on Fridays. Additionally, employees have the option to work remotely on Fridays, provided that no more than 70% of the total number of employees choose to do so.

As for the private sector, employees will get to finish up work 2 hours early!

The Ministry announced a reduction of 2 working hours per day for private sector employees during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The Ministry said: “In accordance with the requirements and nature of their work, companies may apply flexible or remote work patterns within the limits of the daily working hours during Ramadan.”

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