According to the circular, the official working hours of ministries and federal entities in Ramadan will start at 9:00an and end at 2:00pm, excluding those whose work requires otherwise.
The Council was briefed on the study evaluating the application of the new weekly work system in the Government of Sharjah, and its impact on the progress of government work.
The award came in recognition of the UAE’s achievements in the field of government modernisation, building new models of future governments, and its global efforts in exchanging knowledge in the field of government modernisation with countries regionally and worldwide.
The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security provided its various services on the first working Friday to all segments of customers in light of the implementation of the government decision for the new work week system in the country.
The UAE estimates revenues will be Dhs374.98 million higher. The increased spending will come from the federal government's general reserves, the council added.
According to the circular issued, 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.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said that the UAE has presented to the world an exceptional model in developing and leading future government work to become a role model to be followed in sustainable development and modernisation.
The UAE Cabinet headed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, approved a decision to grant federal government employees an exceptional 6-day leave to enable them and their families to visit the Expo 2020 Dubai.