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UAE residents, 9am to 2pm will be the work hours for employees at Ministries and other Federal Authorities during the month of Ramadan. This is according to a report from official news agency WAM. Work timings for all federal government employees is reduced to 5 hours per day.

Ramadan is approaching on the first week of June (date will depend on the sighting of the moon). For residents in the UAE, we are advised to respect the fasting month of our Muslim brothers and sisters.

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9am – 2pm Ramadan 2016 Work Timings for Federal Employees

As per a circular issued by FAGHR (Federal Authority for Government Human Resources), No. 17 for the year 2016, states that the official work of the ministries and federal agencies during the month of Ramadan starts at 9am and ends at 2pm in the afternoon.

Source: WAM – http://www.wam.ae/en/news/emirates/1395295768940.html

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