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Ramadan

The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Most Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan. Economically, the use of electricity and the purchase of food and medicine may increase during Ramadan in Muslim-majority areas, due to the physical hardships of adjusting one's schedule from eating during the day to eating at night.
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The research revealed that for many respondents Ramadan remains a time for personal
For me, it is not a burden to adhere to Ramadan traditions.
Interestingly, utility bills are the third most prevalent item respondents spend more money on during Ramadan (20 per cent).
He said that the food control section take the opportunity that restaurants are closed in the day time during Ramadan to increase its inspection campaigns.
Watch me this Ramadan on 'Ramez in Control'," Ramadan posted on his Instagram account.
In comparison to the solar calendar, the Ramadan dates differ, moving forward approximately 10 days every year due to the fact that it is a moving holiday which is dependent on the moon.
Avoiding over-indulgence is made more difficult as Ramadan is increasingly becoming commercialised -- with many restaurants and hotels cashing in on the festive season through tempting offers and Ramadan tents.
As a way to increase motivation, 90 per cent believe that special bonuses offered to employees in Ramadan will be greatly motivating.
But Ramadan is not just a month of fasting, it is also supposed to be a month of worship, charity, reflection, generosity and togetherness.
5 per cent say that employer efficiency is not affected, and 55 per cent claim that important decisions and vital meetings are not postponed till the Holy Month is over, according to the Ramadan in the Mena Workplace poll, recently conducted by Bayt.
Cristal Hotels will also donate AED20 to the Red Crescent for every standard room booked during Ramadan.
Many tourists have come from abroad for the month of Ramadan to break their fast in Sultanahmet Square, which has long been the center of traditional Ramadan entertainment in the city.