Muscat: Official working hours at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state's administrative apparatus during the Holy Month of Ramadan for 1437 AH will be from 9 am to 2 pm, according to a decision issued by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Chairman of the Civil Service Council, yesterday. Ramadan moon-sighting will be announced by the authorities concerned.
The Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court extended his heartfelt greetings and best wishes to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on this blessed occasion, praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty and grant him a good health, happiness and a long life and for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty for many years to come, the Omani people and our dear country further progress and welfare under His Majesty's wise leadership and blessings to all Muslims.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, Minister of Manpower issued a decision reducing working hours at the private sector's companies and establishments for Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan to 6 hours per day and (30) hours per week.
All employees at the private sector extended their greetings and best wishes to His Majesty the Sultan on this blessed occasion, praying to the Almighty to protect His Majesty, grant him a good health, happiness and a long life and for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty, the Omani people and all Muslims with blessings and welfare.