UAE announces Ramadan timings 2023 for public Sector employees
The UAE government published public sector Ramadan timings for public Sector employees and working hours
Ramadan 2023 falls on March 22, 2023 and ends on April 21, 2023
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 2023, Ramadan is expected to start on March 22 and will end on April 21, 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 21, the crescent moon will be visible, equivalent to the 29th of Shaban. So, March 22 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 2023 Parking Hours
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.