The standard electrical supply is 220 volts AC/60 cycles. Overseas delegates bringing laptop computers and other electrical appliances are advised to check whether a transformer is required.
Most government offices are open between the hours of 09:00 and 17:00 and closed on weekends. Most private businesses open anywhere from 08:30 to 10:00 and close late in the evening. Banks are open from 09:00 to 16:00 on weekdays and they are closed on weekends. Major department stores are usually open from 10:30 to 20:00 including Sundays.
Useful Telephone Information
- Police : 112
- Fire and Ambulance : 119
- Tourist Information : 1330