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Oman Declares Cyclone Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2010)

Source: Khaleej Times (Muscat)

The government of the Sultanate of Oman, as ordered by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, has declared Saturday, June 5, 2010, as a one-off public holiday in expectation of the landfall of Cyclone Phet.

The decision was issued by Sayyid Ali bin Hamoud al Busaidy, Minister of the Diwan of the Royal Court, and head of the Civil Service Council, and in addition, the Education Ministry announced that it had postponed all school exams for a week.

Three years ago (05-Jun-2007), the Oman government had declared a public holiday for Wednesday June 6, 2007, due to Cyclone Gonu.

Although many Muslim countries have changed their weekend days in recent years (02-Aug-2006 and 04-Aug-2007), weekends in Oman are still Thursdays and Fridays for the public sector, and Fridays for the private sector.

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