Sharjah: The UAE's Ministry of Education has announced the reduction by two hours in the school working day on Tuesday.

The decision has been made to allow students to watch the Asian Cup 2019 semi-final football match between UAE and Qatar.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Education on its social media account says that the decision will give students a chance to support their national team in the match taking place at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.