New UAE weekend: Banks to work six days a week

The changes will go into effect from January 2, 2022



By Web Desk

Published: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 8:13 PM

Last updated: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 8:20 PM

The Central Bank of UAE directed all banks in the UAE to remain open for six days in a week, including Friday, local media reported on Thursday.

Local daily Al Khaleej cited a circular sent to banks, in which they were instructed to provide services to the public for at least five hours a day for six days.

The banks can decide upon the working hours in compliance with the new laws in the country, the circular said.

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The changes will go into effect from January 2, 2022.

More details to follow.


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