Lebanon News

State employees to work shorter days for Ramadan

BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam Tuesday issued a memo shortening the working day for government employees during the holy month of Ramadan, set to begin in late June. 

State institutions and municipalities will work between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. during Ramadan. State institutions usually open at 8 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. The holy month is set to begin on June 28. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 18, 2014, on page 4.




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