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

DHAKA, The Cabinet today fixed the office time

during Ramadan from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm for all offices of government, semi

government, autonomous and semiautonomous bodies.

The decision was taken in the weekly cabinet meeting held at the Prime

Minister's Office at Tejgaon in the capital with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

in the chair.

As per the decision, all offices will have a 15minute break for Zohr

prayers from 1:15 pm to 1:30 pm.

Senior Secretary (Coordination and Reforms) of the Cabinet Division Dr Md

Shamsul Arefin briefed reporters at Bangladesh Secretariat here after the


He said banks, companies, insurance companies, financial institutions,

post, railway, hospitals, staterun mills factories and other emergency

service providing organisations will fix their own office time.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)