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Oman 2020 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 29

Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat)
Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: October 12, 2021

The Ministry of Information of the Sultanate of Oman has announced the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday for the Prophet's birthday annual public holiday, as Thursday, October 29, 2020, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman, as announced earlier by the Omani Minister of Labor, Mahad bin Saeed bin Ali Ba'awin ("On the occasion of the imminent arrival of the anniversary of the Prophet’s birthday, upon its owner the best of prayer and the most gracious peace, it was decided that Thursday 12 of Rabi` al-Awal 1442 AH corresponding to October 29, 2020 CE, shall be an official holiday for employees in the units of the state’s administrative apparatus and other legal persons and for workers in facilities private sector.").

Although the date of the non-working public holiday in Oman for the Prophet's Birthday, for both the private sector and the public sector of Oman, is often moved around (2019-11-03, 2018-11-12, 2016-12-06, 2015-12-16, 2014-12-29, 2014-01-08, 2013-01-23, 2012-06-10 and 2012-01-31), this was not the case in today's announcement.

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