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Cabinet fixes Ramadan office time from 9:00am to 3:30pm

Published: April 06, 2020 16:34:44 | Updated: April 08, 2020 18:14:53


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presiding over the weekly cabinet meeting held at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Monday morning. –PID Photo Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presiding over the weekly cabinet meeting held at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Monday morning. –PID Photo

The cabinet has fixed the office time during the fasting month of Ramadan from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm for all offices of government, semi- government, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies.

The decision was taken in the weekly cabinet meeting held at Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Monday morning with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, reports BSS.

As per the decision, all offices will have a 15-minute break for Zohr prayers from 1:15 pm to 1:30 pm.

Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam briefed media about the decision at the Bangladesh Secretariat after the meeting.

He said banks, private companies, insurance companies, financial institutions, post, railway, hospitals, state-run mills and factories and other emergency service providing organisations will fix their own office time.

 

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