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Special leave during Ramazan fasting period

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The Government will grant special leave to Government sector Muslim employees during the Ramazan fasting period, Labour Relations and Production Promotion Minister Gamini Lokuge said in a release.

The Minister also requested private sector employers to grant Muslim employees special leave. The Minister said special leave will be granted from August 12 to September 10 during prayer times 3.30 a.m. to 6 a.m., 3.15 p.m. to 4.15 p.m, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m, and 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. He also stated a special holiday will be granted on the day of Ramazan and also requested festival or salary advances be paid 14 days prior to the Ramazan period.


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August 7, 2010 at 11:58 am

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