Published: 2022-10-05 10:48
Last Updated: 2022-12-05 09:31
The Council of Ministers decided Wednesday that daylight saving time (DST) will be throughout the year in Jordan.
The decision comes after an extensive study conducted by the government to determine the feasibility of keeping on the DST all year round.
This also, according to the government, will limit working hours during the evening and night hours.
Regarding school and university students’ morning shifts, the Council of Ministers directed the Ministries of Education and Higher Education and Scientific Research to ensure that students go to schools and universities at appropriate times.
Accordingly, the Minister of Education Wajih Owais decided that schools will open their doors to students at 7:45am, with the first class starting at 8:30am.
As for the 882 schools, in which the two-shift system is applied, school hours will end before sunset.
Regarding university students, it is left to the university to take action based on what it finds suitable.