Revealed: Dates for Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr 2022 in UAE
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Revealed: Dates for Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr 2022 in UAE

Revealed: Dates for Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr 2022 in UAE

The Suhoor and Iftar timings across the country have also been indicated

Ramadan Eid 2022

The holy month of Ramadan will begin on Saturday, April 2, 2022, according to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, chairman of the Board of Directors of the UAE-based Emirates Astronomical Society.

He added that Ramadan in 1433 Hijri Year is expected to last for 30 days, and Eid Al Fitr will fall on Monday, May 2, 2022, according to news agency WAM.

The city of Khor Fakkan in the emirate of Sharjah, specifically at Shark Island near Khor Fakkan Port, which is the easternmost point of the country, will precede the capital, Abu Dhabi, by about eight minutes for the start of fasting and breakfast.

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Meanwhile, in Al Ghuwaifat and Al Sila, the westernmost points of the country, fasting and breakfast will begin approximately 12 minutes later than the capital. Therefore, the time difference will be 20 minutes, in which Khor Fakkan will be ahead of Ghuwaifat for the start of fasting at dawn and breakfast at sunset.

The dawn call to prayer in Khor Fakkan will be at 4:48am, while in the capital, Abu Dhabi, it will be at 4:56am, and in Al Sila and Ghuwaifat it will be at 5:08am.

Read also: Ramadan 2022: Working hours for federal government employees in UAE announced

The official working hours for federal government employees during Ramadan is from 9am-2.30pm from Monday-Thursday, and from 9am-12pm on Fridays. They can additionally avail of flexible hours and remote working options on Fridays, provided that there is no interruption in services provided by the respective departments. A maximum of 40 per cent of government employees of each entity will be allowed to work remotely on Fridays. Private sector employees meanwhile will be able to avail of a reduction of two hours daily during Ramadan.

Read more: Ramadan 2022: Private sector working hours announced in UAE

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