Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the month in which the Quran was revealed. Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month is spent by Muslims fasting during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset. It’s important to know how the holy month will impact your working hours in Saudi Arabia.
MHRSD Announces Ramadan Working Hours 2022
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has recently clarified that the private sector will work six hours per day during Ramadan in 2022.
Ramadan Working Hours as per Saudi Labor Law
According to Article(98) of the Saudi Labor Law, actual working hours for Muslims during the month of Ramadan are limited to a maximum of six hours per day or thirty-six hours per week.