Tomorrow, Friday, the UAE will witness a first event in the country’s history, as it will be the first government working day in the country’s history, within the new weekly work system.
And “employees of the federal government sector and local governments, with the exception of the Emirate of Sharjah, for the first time in the history of the state, begin their work, tomorrow, Friday, for 4 and a half hours, from 7.30 in the morning to 12:00 in the afternoon.”
She indicated that this comes in accordance with the implementation of the implementation of the new system of weekly work announced by the UAE government and entered into force at the beginning of the new year 2022 to be 4 working days, from Monday to Thursday, and half a working day on Friday, and the weekly holiday on Saturday and Sunday. Add to it Friday in Sharjah.
The newspaper also added that “mosques in the country will start, as of tomorrow, Friday, to unify the date of holding the Friday sermon and prayer, to be at 1:15 pm throughout the year, and in Sharjah, the date of the Friday sermon, prayer and residence remains on their dates according to the Hijri calendar.
Last December, the UAE announced a new labor law in the country, to adopt Saturday and Sunday as a weekly holiday, and Friday is half a working day until 12 noon.
Thus, the working days in the Emirates are 4 and a half days, as the working period on Friday became only 4 and a half hours, with the date of Friday prayer and its sermon in all countries set to be exactly one and a half in the afternoon