UAE announces official Ramadan working hours

Federal government departments will work from 9am until 2pm during the holy month.
By Elsa Baxter
Sun 16 Aug 2009 03:07 PM

UAE federal government departments and institutions will work from 9am until 2pm during the holy month of Ramadan, reported the official news agency WAM.

A circular issued on Sunday by Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami, Minister of Education and chairman of the Federal Human Resources Authority, outlined the official working times.

The minister sent congratulations to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Their Highnesses, Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates on the advent of the fasting month.

He also congratulated residents of the UAE and Muslim countries on the occasion.

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