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The Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Awar, stated that private establishments in the country determine the weekly holiday

The Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Awar, stated that private establishments in the country determine the weekly holiday, according to the requirements of their work, within the framework of changing the weekly work system to comply with the new system adopted by the federal government, which begins its application on the first of next January.

The UAE government announced the new system of weekly work for the federal government sector in the country, to be four and a half working days from Monday to Thursday, and half working days on Friday, and the weekly holiday will be on Saturday and Sunday, starting from the date of January 1, 2022, provided that Sunday 2 January is an official holiday.

The decision of the new system of weekly work applies to all entities in the federal government sector in the country, where the official working hours will be based on the new decision from 7:30 in the morning to 3:30 in the afternoon from Monday to Thursday “8 working hours”, and from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm on Friday (4 and a half hours). The working hours in public schools in the country will be announced later.

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