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Employment and Workplace

GCO Announces Work System for Government Entities and Educational Sector during the World Cup

06 Oct, 2022 06:30 AMQatar News Agency (QNA)Intended Audience
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The Official Spokesman for the Government Communications Office (GCO), Dr. Mohammed bin Nuwaymi Al Hajri, announced the details of the Cabinet's decisions regarding the work system in government agencies, the details of the work system in the educational institutions, during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Al Hajri said that from Tuesday, November 1, 2022, until Monday, December 19, 2022, the number of employees in government entities will be reduced to 20% of the total number of employees for each entity, while 80% of employees will start their work remotely.

Regarding the working hours according to the new system, Al Hajri clarified that they will be from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM, except for the military, security, health, and educational sectors, with an emphasis that the vital sectors of the country will not be affected.

He also stated that the work system in the educational sector will be from 1-17 November 2022, for employees and students in public and private schools that apply the national standards from 7:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Mid-Term holiday will be from November 20 to December 22 this year.

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