Source:Oman News Agency (Muscat)
Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Oman's state news agency has announced the dates of the upcoming annual National Day annual non-working public holidays for the public sector and the private sector in Oman, for the calendar year 2020, as November 25 and 26, 2020 ("On the occasion of the 50th Glorious National Day and, upon the Royal orders of His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, it has been decided that Wednesday and Thursday, 25 and 26 of November 2020, will be an official holiday for employees in units of the State’s Administrative Apparatus (public sector), other legal entities and private sector establishments.").
As per the aforementioned announcement, and as was the case in recent years (2019-11-17, 2018-11-12 and 2017-11-19), both the private and public sectors will benefit from a 4-day extended National Day public holidays, as weekends in Oman, after years of debate (2007-05-22), were changed to Friday/Saturday, effective May 1st, 2013, as per a royal decree by then Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said (2013-04-06 and 2013-04-27).
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Omani National Day Public Holidays November 25-28" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.