Working Hours Announced for Public Sector During Ramadan

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 statement shared by the ederal Authority for Government Human Resources in the UAE.

Work timings for all federal government employees is reduced to 5 hours per day. For residents in the UAE, we are advised to respect the fasting month of our Muslim brothers and sisters.

Related Post: How to Behave During Ramadan in the UAE

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9am – 2pm Ramadan 2020 Work Timings for Federal Employees

For federal employees (public/government sector), the work hours are reduced by 2 hours. Below is a post from FAHR_UAE regarding work timings for government sector:

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The Tweet from FAHR says: The official working hours during the holy month of Ramada start from 9am to 2pm. Ministries and Federal entities must take into consideration those whose nature of work requires otherwise, and take by the provisions contained in all decisions, circulars and issued evidence related to remote working in emergency situations.

The private sector working hours during Ramadan has been reduced by 2 hours. More details here.

Also Read: Do’s and Dont’s During Ramadan in the UAE


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