Officials announce working hours for schools and government offices during Qatar World Cup

Officials announce working hours for schools and government offices during Qatar World Cup

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By QLNews

As per the Cabinet's meeting, 80% of the government sector, starting from November 1 to December 19, 2022, will be working remotely, whereas 20% of staff will be working in-house. The working hours have also been reduced from 7 AM to 11 AM. However, the security, military, health, and educational sectors are excluded from these decisions. In addition, the private sector will conduct its business as usual.

The Official Spokesperson for the Government Communications Office (GCO), Mohammed Nuwaymi Al Hajri, highlighted these decisions in a video on the GCO Twitter account.



Similarly, keeping the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in view, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has also announced that students and staff from public and private schools will also adhere to a new schedule starting November 1.



It has been stated that students working in governmental and private schools, from November 1-3 will be coming from 7 AM to 12 PM. Working hours for staff and students in private nurseries and education centers for differently-abled people will work as per their usual schedule during the World Cup.

During the first semester exams period from November 6-17, students in public and private schools that apply national standards will be coming in from 9 AM- 11 AM. Furthermore, the Ministry has announced mid-year vacations starting from November 20 - December 22, 2022.

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