Times of Oman
Jul 28, 2017 Last Updated at 13:40 AST
Isra'a Wal Miraj holiday announced in Oman
April 17, 2017 | 9:56 AM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: Tuesday, the 25th of April, is the Isra'a Wal Miraj holiday for company employees and private sector institutions, the Ministry of Manpower announced.

The date corresponds with the Islamic calendar as the 27th of Rajab, 1438.

The decision authorises employers and their employees to agree on compensation, should an employee have to work on the day.

If the holiday coincides with an employee's weekly leave, the employee must be compensated for the holiday.

The Ministry of Information also confirmed that Tuesday would be an official holiday for government sector employees.


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