UAE announces private sector timings for Ramadan

Dubai - The regular working hours has been reduced by two hours.

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By Web Report

Published: Sun 11 Apr 2021, 2:56 AM

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.

Photo: Wam
Photo: Wam

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