The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced the change in working hours for the private sector in the UAE through a tweet on its official twitter account.
The tweet states "MOHRE reduces working hours for private-sector employees during Ramadan by two hours daily."
All private sector entities operating in the country are required to comply with its provisions, the ministry said in a circular, which is issued in implementation of the Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021, on regulating labour relations.
This news comes two weeks before the beginning of the holy month, giving the residents of UAE ample time to prepare for the month of practice.
The new weekend change and hours declared by the UAE that have affected the working sector and had companies make changes to adjust to the new weekend for better work efficiency and ease of their employees.
More details on the timings for Ramadan have not been updated yet.