The holy month of Ramadan will begin on May 17, Thursday in UAE. The UAE Moon Sighting Committee confirmed the news on Tuesday night after the crescent moon could not be sighted.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation have announced the work timings for the private sector and it will be shortened by two hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan.
The Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli expressed sincere congratulations to President of the UAE, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and members of the Supreme Council Rulers of the UAE. He also congratulated the people of the UAE on the holy month.