Official working hours for Ramadan: 9 am – 1 pm

Velana Building: A government office complex located in Male' City. (File Photo/Sun/Ahmed Mujthaba)

The official working hours for the upcoming month of Ramadan is 9 am – 1 pm, says President’s Office.

In an announcement this Thursday afternoon, President’s Office said that President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared the official working hours as 9 am – 1 pm effective from 1st of Ramadan to the 7th of Shawwal.

1st of the Islamic month of Ramadan falls on May 6.

The State cuts the working hours of every Ramadan in order to encourage more worship during the holy month.

The official working hours for Ramadan, 2018 was 10 am – 2 pm.