UAE Ramadan 2024 Dates, Reduced Working hours, Holidays

UAE Ramadan 2024 Dates, Reduced Working hours, Holidays

UAE announces Ramadan timings 2024 for public Sector employees

The UAE government published public sector Ramadan timings for public Sector employees and working hours

Ramadan 2024 falls on March 10, 2024 and ends on April 9, 2024

Ramadan timings for public Sector

Official federal government working hours throughout Ramadan are 9 am-2.30 pm Monday through Thursday, and 9 am-12 pm on Fridays.

This year 2024, Ramadan is expected to start on March 11 and will end on April 9, according to Arabian weather, the leading Arabic weather website.


Dubai will Fast for 13 hours and 47 minutes on the first day of Ramadan, increasing to 14 hours and 30 minutes by the end of the holy month.

On March 11, the crescent moon will be visible, equivalent to the 29th of Shaban. So, March 11 is the first day of Ramadan.

During the holy month of Ramadan timings for public Sector employees would have their working hours reduced by two hours. (1442 Hijri)

A ministry circular released by the Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, H.E. Nasser Bin Thani Al Hamli, as per Article 65 of Federal Law No. 8 for 1980, on regulating labor relations, revealed these shortened working hours.

Ramadan UAE 2024 Parking Hours for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah

Dubai: 8am to 6pm; and 8pm to midnight, Monday to Saturday. Parking is free on Sundays

Abu Dhabi: Mawaqif parking fees are applied Saturday to Thursday, from 8am to midnight. Parking is free on Fridays and public holidays.

Sharjah: Parking is a paid service from 8am to midnight. It’s free around mosques during Taraweeh prayers (salat altarawih). On Fridays and holidays, parking is free in most zones.

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