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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), in coordination with the General Secretariat of the Cabinet Affairs, and the Ministry of Health & Prevention on Monday, issued a circular regarding organising the governmental work in all the federal bodies.
According to the circular, all the existing exemptions granted to federal government employees, including permission to work from home, due to emergency conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be ended as of Sunday, May 16, 2021.
The circular exempts female employees who have children enrolled in distance learning until the end of the current school year.
FAHR also announced that unvaccinated employees will be required to undergo mandatory PCR testing every week at their own expense.
The work body will pay the PCR test fees in case the employee have a medical report exempting him from being vaccinated, due to an illness or health condition, according to FAHR.
The circular called on all federal government bodies to adhere to all safety measures and follow the "The Guidelines for Office and Workplace Environment during Emergency Conditions" issued by the FAHR, and to all other related instructions, with the emphasis on social distancing.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on work practices in the United Arab Emirates overall, and a large percentage of professionals across various sectors hope to continue working remotely.
Brigadier Mubarak Khalfan Al Razi, Director of the Punitive and Correctional Institution, said the implementation of the system is part of a series of preventive and precautionary measures taken by the country to ensure the safety of community members, by limiting the presence of people visiting institutions to hand over cash to inmates.
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama has said that the Government of the UAE, led by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, has become an inspiring role model for those governments seeking to move into the future, in terms of policy resiliency and high and proactive readiness in facing challenges.
As part of the participation of the Ministry of Community Development in the 6th edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2022 with the support of the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing, organised a Fitness Tournament at the Dubai Centre for People of Determination.
An Emirati employer who arrived at the POLO-Dubai simultaneously with the arrival of Gulf Today at 9:30 a.m. said going there has been regular for him because he and his wife know the importance of their three household workers being fully documented.
To celebrate the heritage of ancestors, from 9am on November 26, the people of Al Bataeh will stay in the desert for a full day to revive Emirati traditions and the lifestyle of the past.
The "Grain from Ukraine" initiative demonstrated global food security was "not just empty words" for Kyiv, he said. The Kremlin says food exported from Ukraine's Black Sea ports under a UN-brokered plan has not been reaching the most vulnerable countries.