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)