Ramadan 2021

UAE announces private sector timings for Ramadan

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on April 10, 2021 | Last updated on April 11, 2021 at 02.53 am
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The regular working hours has been reduced by two hours.

Private sector employees in the UAE will work shorter hours during the holy month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced.

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The regular working hours for private sector workers has been reduced by two hours, the ministry said on Twitter.

The UAE government had already announced reduced working hours for all public sector entities in the country during Ramadan.

The circular stated that the official working hours of ministries and federal entities during the Holy Month would be from 9am to 2pm.

It further stated that these timings may not apply to those whose work requires otherwise.

Ramadan in the UAE is likely to begin on April 13, subject to the sighting of the moon.

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These prayer timings are for Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman. For Abu Dhabi, add four minutes. Deduct four minutes for Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain, and six minutes for Fujairah.

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