Government office from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during Ramadan  

During the holy month of Ramadan, office hours in government institutions are fixed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the proposal regarding ‘fixing office schedules for all government, semi-government, autonomous, and semi-autonomous institutions in the holy month of Hijri 1445 (2024 AD)’ was approved.

The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s office. At the end of the meeting, Cabinet Secretary Md. Mahbub Hossain told reporters this information. During Ramadan, there will be a break for Zohar prayers from 1:30 PM to 1:30 PM. Weekends are usually Friday and Saturday. Depending on the sighting of the moon,

The fasting month of Ramadan will start on March 12 or 13. Currently, office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Banks, insurance, financial institutions, post offices, railways, hospitals, state-owned industries, factories, and other essential service institutions will be outside the scope of this schedule. These institutions will determine and follow the schedule, considering the public interest according to their own laws. Besides, the Cabinet Secretary also said that the Supreme Court will determine the schedule of the Supreme Court and all the courts under its jurisdiction.