100% Dubai govt staff to resume work from June 14

Gulf Today|May 28, 2020

100% Dubai govt staff to resume work from June 14
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Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, announced that 50 per cent of government employees will work from the office starting from Sunday (May 31).

According to a new decision approved by Sheikh Hamdan, 100 per cent of government employees will start working from the office two weeks later, effective from June 14, 2020. Precautionary measures will continue to be strictly enforced in government offices.

Sheikh Hamdan stressed that the decision is part of the Government of Dubai’s comprehensive plan to restore normalcy in the emirate while also ensuring all precautionary and preventive measures outlined by health authorities are stringently implemented. Various vital sectors exempted from the initial restrictions on movement are already following these measures. Other sectors that have resumed operations as part of the gradual reopening of economic activities are also strictly following preventive steps.


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May 28, 2020