UAE Introduces Reduced Working Hours During Ramadan For Public & Private Sectors

Dial down the hustle and bustle as the UAE gears up for reduced work hours during Ramadan!

by Deeplata Garde
UAE Introduces Reduced Working Hours During Ramadan For Public & Private Sectors

Hold onto your hats, folks! The UAE has just dropped some exciting news – private sector employees will enjoy reduced work hours during the holy month of Ramadan. The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has decreed that work hours will be trimmed by a cool two hours daily throughout Ramadan, allowing everyone to soak up the spiritual vibes.

Get ready For A Holy Announcement Where Flexibility Is The Key

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But wait, there’s more! Companies have been given the green light to implement flexible or remote work schedules within the confines of reduced work hours. So whether you’re burning the midnight oil or catching up on emails from your cosy couch, Ramadan just got a whole lot more flexible.

Mark Your Calendars

With Ramadan 2024 expected to kick off in just over a week on Tuesday, March 12, it’s time to get ready for some serious productivity vibes. Private sector employees, get ready to work smarter, not harder, as you navigate through this sacred month with ease.

Public Sector Perks

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And it’s not just the private sector folks who are in for a treat! Public sector employees, both fasting and non-fasting, will enjoy leisurely work hours from 9 am to 2.30 pm, Monday through Thursday, with a sweet three-hour workday on Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm. It’s like a mini-weekend every week – talk about a win-win!

Stay Tuned For Updates

As we eagerly await confirmation of the official start date of Ramadan in the Gregorian calendar, we’ll keep you posted on any updates to the private sector work timings. So be sure to bookmark this article and stay tuned for all the latest scoop.

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Embrace The Spirit Of Ramadan

With reduced work hours and flexible schedules, Ramadan in the UAE is shaping up to be a time of productivity, reflection, and maybe even a little extra time for some well-deserved relaxing time. So take advantage of these blessings, dear readers, and embrace the spirit of Ramadan with open arms!

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