Muscat: On the occasion of the Blessed Eid Al Fitr 1442 AH, the Ministry of Labour decided that the holiday for Eid Al Fitr for employees of the departments of the State Administrative Apparatus and other legal entities and private sector’s establishments will begin from Wednesday, 29 Ramadan 1442 AH, corresponding to 12 May 2021. The holiday ends as follows:
In case the first day of the Eid falls on Thursday, 13 May 2021, the holiday will end on Saturday, 3 Shawal 1442 AH, corresponding to 15 May 2021. Therefore, work shall be resumed on Sunday, 16 May 2021.
In case the first day of the Eid falls on Friday, 14 May 2021, the holiday will end on Monday, 4 Shawal 1442 AH, corresponding to 17 May 2021. Therefore, work shall be resumed on Tuesday, 18 May 2021.
The decision allowed employers and employees to agree on work arrangements to compensate this holiday, if necessity arises.
The Ministry of Labour extended greetings to His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik on this blessed occasion, praying to the Almighty Allah to protect His Majesty, grant him good health, happiness and a long life, and for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty for many years to come while the Omani people and our dear country enjoy further progress and welfare and all Muslims blessings and prosperity.