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Coronavirus in UAE: Dubai announces work-from-home for private sector

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Dubai on Wednesday announced work-from-home regulations for the private sector.

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circulars and decisions issued by the authorities concerned, Dubai Economy, as the authority regulating business in the emirate, directs all private sector companies and commercial establishments, excluding pharmacies, cooperative societies, grocery stores, and supermarkets, to adhere to implementing remote work system for 80 per cent of their employees, from today to Thursday, April 9, 2020," Dubai Economy said.

 "In view of the precautionary steps and preventive measures aimed to ensure public health and safety, and based on the 

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UAE: +971 56 3713 090

SAUDI ARABIA: 937

KUWAIT: 24970967 – 96049698 – 99048619

BAHRAIN: (+973) 17246769

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