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Isra'a Wal Miraj holiday announced in Oman for private sector
March 27, 2019 | 10:41 AM
by ONA
Next Wednesday and Thursday, April 3 and 4, 2019 will be an official holiday.
 
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Muscat: Muscat: On the occasion of the blessed anniversary of Al Isra’a Wal Miraj and according to the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, it was decided that Wednesday and Thursday 27 and 28 Rajab 1440 AH corresponding to April 3 and 4, 2019 will be an official holiday for employees at ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State’s Administrative Apparatus and for employees at the private sector’s companies and establishments.

This came following decisions issued yesterday by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Chairman of the Civil Service Council and Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, Minister of Manpower.

The decision reads as follows: “On the occasion of the blessed anniversary of Al Isra’a Wal Miraj and as per the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, it was decided that 27 and 28 Rajab 1440 AH corresponding to April 3 and 4 will be an official holiday for employees at ministries, public authorities and other departments.

“We seize this blessed occasion to extend greetings to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, praying to Allah 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 for many years to come and the Omani people and our dear country further progress and welfare under His Majesty’s wise leadership, and all Muslims welfare and blessings”.



The decision allowed employers and employees in private sector to agree on compensating this holiday if necessity arises.

All employees in the private sector extended their 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, grant him good health, happiness and a long life, and for the return of this and similar occasions on His Majesty and the Omani people with welfare and blessings.





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