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UAE: First country to implement 4.5-day work week

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The UAE strikes a balance between the Middle-East and Western working patterns by offering half-day off on Friday. When the country holds sermons and prayers at 1:15 pm and extends the weekend to Saturday and Sunday.

UAE is the first country in the world to implement this

Above all, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first country in the world to implement a four-and-a-half-day workweek for government employees. According to state news agency WAM on December 7, the plan will go into effect on January 1, 2022.

Moreover, This plan is in contrast to the global five days working week, with Mondays to Thursdays. The new working period will be from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, and on Fridays, it’s from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Prior to this, UAE followed a Friday-Saturday off schedule. Similar to other countries in the Middle-East where Friday sermons and prayers are of utmost importance.

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UAE strikes a balance between the Middle-East working pattern

However, Leading By Example! With its new strategies, UAE strikes a balance between the Middle-East working pattern.

The Western working pattern by providing half-day offs on Friday. Where the sermons and prayers will be held at 1:15 pm in the country and extending the weekend to Saturdays and Sundays.

The transition is “in line with the UAE’s vision to enhance its global competitiveness across economic and business sectors. To keep pace with global developments”, the Abu Dhabi government media office said in a statement, as reported by Al Jazeera.

UAE has become the first country in the world to implement schedules shorter than the global working week.

The new working pattern is initiated to enable the work-life balance of its employees and enhance their well-being. Also work towards economic growth of UAE on the global platform, as per the WAM report.

The new working schedules involve working until 12:30 pm on Fridays, with prayers occurring at 1:15 pm across the country. On Fridays, employees have the option of flexible working hours or working from home.

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Houthi will pay for this attack in the Civil Areas of UAE.

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This will not be a compromise. It is a direct attack on civilians of the UAE. Houthi will pay for this attack. Don’t take UAE lightly. 

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houthis attack on fuel tanks of uae

UAE is not happy with what Houthi did recently. Targeting civilians is a cowardly act. Two missiles are a violent attack on UAE. UAE officials said, “This will not be tolerated.” UAE Strongly condemned the Houthi Militia’s attack, and Houthi will pay for this attack. 

MoFAIC Statement:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the UAE would respond to this attack. It is “a heinous crime by the terrorist Houthi militia in breach of international and humanitarian laws”.

The Ministry said that this terrorist militia is persisting its unlawful activities. No one can do such inducing terror in the region to achieve its criminal aims and purposes. It has called on the international community to criticize and condemn these terrorist acts, targeting civilians and civil facilities.

The UAE also voiced its strong denunciation and condemnation of the terrorist Houthi militia’s invasion of Jazan in Saudi Arabia. Attack  done with a ballistic missile, which left two civilians injured.

The Ministry thought this a risky escalation and cowardly act that endangered civilians’ security and called for taking all required measures to defend civilians from Houthi threats.

“The security of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is inseparable. The Ministry noted that any threat confronting the Kingdom is a threat to the UAE’s security and stability,” the Ministry noted.

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Coronavirus cases UAE today 2629, 1,115 recovered and 5 deaths.

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Coronavirus cases UAE today 2629, 1,115 recovered and 5 deaths.

Total active covid cases in UAE are nearby 56,651. Coronavirus cases UAE today 2629 Covid-19 cases, 1115 recovered and 5 deaths.

On Monday, January 24, 2022, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention reported Coronavirus cases UAE today 2629, 1115 recovered, and 5 deaths. Total active covid points in UAE grown from 100 to nearby 56651. 20k extra new covid topics in the last five days.

Total active covid cases in UAE grown from 100 to nearby 56651. The number is growing, but death numbers are not like last year. Coronavirus cases UAE today 2629 Covid-19 cases, 1115 recovered and 5 deaths. 

The new cases came after 499,001 additional tests in UAE. The total number of covid cases in UAE on January 24 is 828,328. At the same time, full recoveries from covid cases stand at 769,458. The death toll now stands at 2,219 in UAE. Twenty-five new deaths due to covid in the last five days.

After almost three weeks of long-distance learning education, back to school is started in UAE’s public schools and colleges from today, January 24.

Private schools in Sharjah:

Some private schools in Sharjah have chosen to opt for distant learning for primal students on Monday and Tuesday (January 24 and 25).

Students above 12 can attend in-person lessons from Monday, 24 Jan 2022; however, a mandatory negative PCR test result.

Authorities have given private schools in Sharjah the chance to conduct in-person, mixed, and distant learning classes.

The move is part of schools’ steps to follow up all the safety measures backed by the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) amid a substantial rise of Covid-19 cases in the UAE.

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The Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar’s health is improving.

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Instagram and Facebook are flooded with so many posts as Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar health fake news spreads. Many are even saying she is dead. The fact check is Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar’s health is improving. She is in Breach Candy hospital Mumbai. Her treatment is going on in ICU. 

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Dont believe in fake news of Lata Manageshkar’s death:

People of India want to see their Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar’s health improve faster. Many are in fear she might lose her life due to her age. The current age of lata Mangeshkar is 92. As soon as the news came, she is in the ICU. Many started to spread fake news about her death to gain likes and comments. The fact check is that Lata Mangeshkar is in ICU, and her health is improving as per the doctors of Breach Candy hospital Mumbai. 

According to a reports in India Today, one of Lata’s close family friends stated that while the legendary singer’s health is improving and is being monitored in the ICU. They are looking forward to her speedy recovery. “Lata Didi is showing continued signs of improvement from before and is under treatment in the ICU. Amazing team of doctors spearheaded by Dr Pratit Samdani  are working hard. We are looking forward and praying for her speedy healing and coming back home,” the family friend was quoted saying. this para is from Pinkvilla .

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