The changes will take effect on January 1, 2022. They allow for a better adjustment of the UAE economy to global markets.
currently weekend In the UAE it takes two days, from Friday to Saturday. Friday holiday In many Muslim-dominated countries. Under the new rules, business hours will end on Friday at 12.00 for departments, the government statement said. Muslim sermons and prayers occur late in the day.
The government said such a change could “provide Smooth financial, commercial and economic transactions With countries where the weekend is set For Saturday and SundayIn addition, according to the UAE, changing the days of the weekend can have a positive impact on the work-life balance.
The UAE liberalized extramarital and alcohol laws in November. Long-term visas have also been introduced to attract and retain talent and encourage more companies to open stores.
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