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Oman Announces Prophet's Birthday Public Holidays
 
(Posted on Sunday, March 8, 2009)

Source: Times of Oman (Muscat)

Oman has announced that the upcoming Prophet's Birthday public holidays would be observed on March 10-11, by the public sector (all employees at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state administrative apparatus). As for the private sector, it will only get a 1-day public holiday, on Thursday, March 12, 2009.

These decisions were made public in separate announcements, by Oman's minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and chairman of the Civil Service Council, Sayyid Ali bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, and Oman's minister of manpower, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri.

The dissociation of the public holidays of the private and public sector has become a regular occurrence in Oman (see, for example, 22-Dec-2008 and 05-Dec-2008).

Related links:

Oman bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (March 2009)
Oman 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Oman 2020 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Oman 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Oman 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
Oman 2023 bank holidays and public holidays
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