Eating In Ramadan

What happens if you eat in public during Ramadan fasting hours in UAE?

Though one is free to fast or not – be they Muslims or not, none is entitled to break fasting in public during the holy month of Ramadan, as per the UAE laws and traditions.

Failing to show this slight consideration for fasting Muslims is punishable by law, and shall be penalized with a fine of not more than DH 2,000 or a jail term of maximum one month, according to Article 313 of the UAE Federal Punitive Law.
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