During Ramadan, the Dubai Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management issued a set of recommendations to be followed.

According to the authority, the community’s commitment to protective initiatives is crucial in establishing a stable climate. Also, it is to recognize that “Everyone is responsible,” as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, has stressed.

They also stated that violators would be held liable. And that strict steps would be taken against them due to an extensive inspection campaign. Person and family cooperation in following the protective procedures, according to the authority, is critical in protecting the population from COVID-19.

According to a press release released, the public should ensure that they follow all COVID-19 precautionary steps outlined by Ramadan authorities. During Ramadan, people should avoid significant group events and take precautions such as physical separation and wearing face masks.

As part of its attempts to facilitate long-term recovery from the pandemic, Dubai has pledged to continue its vaccination program during Ramadan.

During Ramadan, specific rules must be followed.

  • During Ramadan, it is expressly forbidden to host or attend significant gatherings.
  • Family visits and social occasions can be avoided by the elderly and those with chronic illnesses.
  • Only families living in the same house should share Iftar and Suhoor. 
  • Iftar and donation tents, as well as Ramadan tents, are not allowed.
  • It is also prohibited to set up tents at home or hold assemblies in Ramadan Majilis.
  • Dubai’s accredited charitable organizations can only distribute food and other donations.
  • Taraweeh prayers may be stored in mosques as long as worshippers follow safety precautions. Such as applying face masks and maintaining a safe distance.
  • In mosques, prayers (Taraweeh and Isha) will last up to 30 minutes.
  • During Ramadan, people are urged to reduce food waste and rationalize their food intake.
  • Inspections will be carried out to ensure that all precautionary steps are followed to the letter. As restaurants and charitable organizations that do not follow the rules will face severe fines.


Dubai has released instructions for restaurants, cafes, shisha cafes, and hotels to follow during Ramadan beginning on Tuesday, April 13th.

The Ramadan in Dubai Municipality has directed all restaurants, cafes, shisha cafes, and hotel services to close by 4 a.m. during Ramadan. It is based on a resolution released by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management about implementing COVID-19 protocols.

The Dubai Municipality has also requested that restaurants cease accepting food orders at 3 a.m. According to Dubai Municipality, inspection teams will conduct extensive inspection campaigns regularly to ensure compliance. Corporations that unfollow the rules and regulations would be penalized.