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Oman Declares 3-Day Islamic New Year Public Holidays

Source: Gulf News (Muscat)
Posted on Monday, December 22, 2008


Sayyid Ali Bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Oman's Minister of the Diwan of the Royal Court, announced that the public sector would get 3 days of public holidays, Monday to Wednesday, December 29-31, 2008, on the occasion of the upcoming Hijri new year 1430, and the GCC summit.

Note that, as January 1st is a holiday for both the private and public sector, and Thursdays and Fridays are still the weekend days-off for the civil service in Oman, that means that the Oman public sector will be on holidays from Monday, December 29, 2008, until Saturday, January 3, 2009, inclusively.


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