Dubai: Official Ramadan working hours for governmental departments, clinics, service centres and transportation have been announced by the authorities.

The Municipality Centers Department of Dubai Municipality and Sharjah Municipality have announced that the working hours for government departments and centers will be from 9am to 2pm. The Abu Dhabi Municipality has also announced the working hours for the public sector will be reduced by two hours and will be from 9am to 3pm.

Public paid parking timings will be from 8am to 1pm, and 7pm to 12am in both Sharjah and Dubai. Paid parking zones at the Fish Market in Dubai will be from 8am to 1pm and 4pm to 11pm, whereas parking areas at Tecom, Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, and Knowledge Village will be from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi has also announced that during the holy month of Ramadan, paid parking timings will begin from 10.30pm to 2.30 am, and from 9am to 4pm. Residents can park free of cost during the hours of iftar, and the longer night prayers (Tarawih prayers) that usually start after 9pm.

Dubai testing and registration centers will operate from Saturday to Thursday on two shifts from 9am to 3pm and from 9pm to midnight at all service providers including Wasel, ENOC, Tasjeel, Tamam Al Kendi, Mumayaz, Shamil, Cars and Al Shirawi testing centres.

The tenancy contract attestation section of the lease regulation department in Sharjah will operate from 9am to 5pm, whereas other contract attestation outlets will be open from 9am and 2pm.