The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHR&SD) in Saudi Arabia has clarified the working hours during the blessed month of Ramadan 1442 for the public sector will be 5 hours per day.
The Ministry also said that the working hours for employees covered by the executive regulations for human resources in the civil service start from 10 am to 3 pm.
Working Hours For Public Sector During Ramadan
The Ministry confirmed that the continuation of applying flexible working hours to employees provided that those who work remotely do not exceed 25% of the entity’s employees and the groups that are at most risks of infection continue to work remotely according to the classification of the Public Health Authority “Weqaya”, and that work continues to suspend the fingerprint.
The attendance of employees at workplaces will be divided into three groups, separated by an hour so that the working hours are as follows: the first group (first shift) from 9:30 – 14:30 hours, the second (second shift) from 10:30 – 15:30, and the third (third shift) from 11:30 – 16:30.
In the Article 98 of Saudi Labor Law, the Ramadan working hours in Saudi Arabia are the following; 6 Hours a day or 36 hours a week for Muslim employees. 8 Hours a day or 48 hours a week for Non-Muslim employees.