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Government announces Ramadan working hours

Ahmed Aiham
18 April 2019, MVT 19:14
Ramadan rush at the local market in capital city male'. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED / MIHAARU
Ahmed Aiham
18 April 2019, MVT 19:14

The President’s Office, on Thursday, declared government working hours for the Islamic month of Ramadan to be from 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's spokesperson tweets in regards to the announcement. PHOTO: TWITTER

Additionally, the working hours will be in effect till the 7th of Shawwaal. A week after Ramadan concludes.until

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih advised all government employees to plan their working schedule accordingly.

According to the Islamic calendar, Ramadan will begin on May 6

During the previous administration of former President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, government working hours were from 1000 hrs to 1400 hrs during Ramadan.