Abu Dhabi: Working hours for the private sector will be reduced by two hours from the company work hours, during the month of Ramadan, according to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources.

The federal government and ministry employees will be working from 9am to 2pm during Ramadan, and schools will follow a 5 hour school day during the month.

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Ramadan is expected to start on May 16 or 17, but an official announcement is expected tonight, Tuesday May 15.

Parking timings for UAE residents was announced on Sunday, with free parking during the day and paid parking divided up into two time slots.

Ramadan timings in Dubai

Free: 6pm to 8pm
Paid: 8am to 6pm and 8pm to midnight
Tecom: Paid parking from 8am to 6pm
Multi-level parking buildings will be operational 24/7

Gold Souq station:
4.25am to 2am
Al Ghubaiba: 4.16am to 12.31am
Satwa: 5am to 11.59pm except for Route C01 which will operate round-the-clock
Al Ghusais: 4.20am to 11.31 pm
Al Quoz Industrial: 6am to 11.35pm
Jebel Ali: 5.40am to 11.30pm

Umm Al Ramool:
9am to 2pm (Sunday to Thursday)
Al Twar, Al Aweer, Al Manara, Deira, Al Barsha and Al Kafaf: 9am to 5pm

Water buses:
Noon to midnight at Marina Mall, Marina Walk, Marina Terrace and Marina Promenade
Dubai Ferry
Ghubaiba and Marina stations at 11am, 5pm and 6.30pm
Al Jaddaf station to Dubai Water Canal station at 5.30pm
Dubai Water Canal to Al Jaddaf at 7.35pm
Water taxi: 9am to 10pm daily
Abras: 10am to midnight at Dubai Creek stations
(Ghubaiba, Baniyas, Dubai Old Souq and Al Seef)
Shaikh Zayed Road: 8pm to 2am
Electric abra at Burj Khalifa: 8pm to 11.30pm
Air-conditioned abra (Al Jaddaf, Dubai Festival City): 7am to midnight

Tasjeel Enoc

9am to 3pm and 8pm to 2am (Saturday to Thursday):
Al Ghusais, Al Aweer, Al Barsha, Al Twar and Warsan
9am to 3pm: Hatta and Discovery Gardens
8am to 5pm: Jebel Ali
9am to 3pm and 8pm to 2am: Tamam Al Ghandi
Emarat Al Shamil

9am to 3pm and 9pm to midnight: Al Adid, Muhaisinah, Nad Al Hamar, Al Ghusais
9am to 3pm and 9pm to midnight: Wasel (Belhasa, Al Arabi Centre and Nad Al Hamar)
Cars Testing Centre and Al Mumayaz (Aswaaq Al Mizhar, Al Barsha Mall): 9am to 3pm and 8pm to 1am.
Al Shirawi Enterprises: 9am to 5pm
Quick registration: 9am to 5pm and 9pm to 3am

All offices will operate from 8am to 5pm
Head office in Jaffliya and external centres:
9am to 6pm
GDRFA centre at Terminal 3: Open 24 hours daily