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Ministry calls upon UAE employers to keep flexible working hours for employees due to unstable weather
In a circular issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation UAE employers were asked to prioritise the safety of their employees during the current unstable weather conditions.
The ministry circular on twitter reminded residents of an earlier circular it issued last year, which highlighted the following points:
* Provide employee with safety requirements amid the unstable weather conditions.
* Take late arrival to work into consideration.
* Raise employees' awareness of road safety instructions
* Ensure flexible working hours
Medical fitness, payment of medical coverage and an official consent by competent departments are the three conditions.
The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has called on drivers to take all precautions and follow the traffic regulations regarding of convective clouds formation associated with rainfall and fresh winds causing blowing dust and sand.
The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has called on drivers and pedestrians to take all necessary precautions when on roads due to blowing dust and sand causing poor horizontal visibility.
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) expects that the weather will remain cloudy in the country, with the possibility of some light to medium rainfall during the next three days, beginning on Sunday, especially on the sea and the islands.
The ministry also announced that 35 cases fully recovered from the virus, after receiving treatment, bringing the total recovered cases to 96.
The Ministry said a 62-year old Asian expat and a 78-year old GCC national who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications related to chronic diseases. This brings death toll to eight.
"Considering the problems of overseas Pakistanis it has been decided that the first flight would land at Islamabad International Airport on April 4. All passengers will be sent in quarantine and tested for COVID-19. Those tested negative will be sent home through special arrangement of transport," Asad Umar said.