Government Policy

Cabinet fixes Ramadan office time from 9 am to 3.30 pm

DHAKA, May 8, 2017 (BSS)- The Cabinet today fixed the office time during Ramadan from 9.00 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 Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

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

Briefing reporters after the meeting, cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam said, banks, companies and financial institutions will fix their own office time.

Besides, the timing of high courts and all other subordinate courts will be fixed by the Supreme Court, he said.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)