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Omani 2017 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23

Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat)
Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017
Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Omani authorities have announced similar dates for the upcoming 2017 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman.

The aforementioned announcement of a decision issued by Oman's Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, for the public sector, declares Sunday, July 23, 2017, as an official non-working public holiday in Oman for employees at ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state's administrative apparatus, on the occasion of the annual Blessed Renaissance Day annual public holiday of Oman.

Similarly, the Minister of Manpower, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nassir Al Bakri, announced that Sunday, July 23, 2017, would be an official non-working public holiday for employees of private sector companies and establishments.

The Omani Blessed Renaissance Day public holiday is sometimes (2016-07-17, 2015-07-13, 2014-07-21, 2010-07-20, 2009-07-22, and 2008-07-20), but not always (2013-07-17, 2012-07-15 and 2011-07-17), moved from its set annual date of July 23.

Recall that, since May 1st, 2013, Oman observes Friday-Saturday as the weekend for both the public as well as the private sector (2013-04-06).

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