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Oman 2019 Eid al Adha Public Holidays Announced

Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat)
Posted: Monday, August 5, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: July 11, 2021

Omani authorities have announced the dates of the upcoming Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holidays for the private sector and the public sector, for the calendar year 2019, as running from Sunday, August 1 to Thursday, August 15, 2019, for both public and private sector workers.

The aforementioned announced period of non-working public holidays in Oman, for the upcoming Eid al Adha, is more in line with the past 4 year's (2018-08-13, 2017-08-28, 2016-09-04 and 2015-09-17), than more remote years when week long extensions of the Eid public sector holidays were common (2014-09-25, 2014-07-21, 2013-10-10, 2013-08-08, 2012-10-20, 2011-10-31, 2011-08-24, 2010-09-06 and 2009-09-17).

As per the announcement by by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, "On the occasion of the blessed Eid al Adha 1440 AH, the Eid holidays for employees in the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state apparatus will be from Sunday, Dhul Hijjah 9, 1440 AH corresponding to August 11 till Thursday, Dhul Hijjah 13, 1440 AH corresponding to August 15. Work will resume on Sunday, Dhul Hijjah 16, 1440 AH corresponding to August 18.".

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