Full list of prohibited practices during Ramadan 2021
Full list of prohibited practices during Ramadan 2021

The UAE Public Prosecution has identified a number of prohibited behaviors, including gatherings and social visits during the current month of Ramadan, as part of safety measures for Covid-19.


The authorities also stressed the need for members of the public to eat Iftar and Suhoor only with family members who live in the same house.

In an awareness-raising message posted on their Twitter account, the plaintiffs said that gatherings and parties are prohibited across the Emirates during the month of Ramadan.

It is also illegal to gather for breakfast or other meals, or to host celebrations at home or farms, as well as to conduct social visits.

The officers pointed to the banning of family and organizational breakfast tents, as well as commercial Ramadan tents that offer food, drinks and shisha, which are usually associated with hotels, restaurants and tourist destinations.

The distribution of breakfast meals in front of the homes and the exchange of food between families and neighbors are prohibited.

Residents were also prohibited from sending breakfasts to mosques or sharing meals with others, and informing the competent authorities of the phenomenon of begging.

According to the prosecution, it is also prohibited to hold council or council meetings or any other gatherings, whether by entities or individuals.

It is also prohibited to distribute the Qur’an and other gifts in the workplace during the month of Ramadan.

Prosecutors encouraged residents to use social media and digital platforms to communicate with relatives and friends.

Restaurants are required to adhere to the rules as prosecutors have made clear that restaurants and other food establishments must adhere to Covid-19 protocols, including refraining from distributing breakfast meals to fasting people inside or in front of the restaurant, preparing meals according to the highest standards of hygiene and public health, and ensuring health and safety. Its employees. Restaurant workers must also wear face masks at all times while caring for customers.

Meanwhile, food for delivery should be presented in single-use parcels that are prepacked and kept in special boxes during transportation.

Officers said delivery workers should also maintain social distancing guidelines throughout packaging, storage and distribution, and avoid touching hands when dispensing meals.