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The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced the working hours of employees in ministries and federal entities during the Holy month of Ramadan.
According to the circular, the official working hours of ministries and federal entities in Ramadan will start at 9:00 and end at 14:00, excluding those whose work requires otherwise.
The circular is in line with the UAE Cabinet decision on the regulation of the Federal Labour Law concerning official work hours in Ramadan.
On this blessed occasion, FAHR congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Supreme Council Members, Their Highnesses Rulers of Emirates, as well as the UAE people and all Arab and Islamic nations.
The first day of Ramadan is most likely to fall on April 13. UAE residents will have to observe approximately 14 hours of fasting with a slight difference between various regions of the country.
Parents who wish their children to fast during the Holy Month of Ramadan should first consult their paediatricians.
The UAE moon-sighting committee will meet virtually on Monday after the Maghreb prayer under the chairmanship of Sultan Bin Saeed Al Badi Al Dhaheri, Minister of Justice to indicate the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
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