World first for UAE with new Mon-Fri 4.5 day working week

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World first for UAE with new Mon-Fri 4.5 day working week

The UAE Government is to adopt a new four and a half day working week from 1 January, 2022, the Emirates News Agency has announced. The move applies to Federal government entities and comes alongside new working hours, with Monday to Thursday workdays now starting at 7:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm, and Friday working hours from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm. Alongside the move, it said, Friday sermons and prayers across the UAE will be held from 1:15pm. Government staff will have the flexibility...

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