Do not hold events for forty-days, Ministry tells hotels in Oman
January 16, 2020 | 5:03 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The Ministry of Tourism has asked hotels to stop holding events for forty-days as the country is still mourning the passing of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

The Ministry on Thursday issued a statement to all the hotels in which it asked to stop holding any concerts, arts or musical performances.

“Based on the statement issued by the Diwan of Royal Court, which included declaring mourning, disrupting official work for three days, and the flags at half mast for forty days, the Ministry of Tourism calls upon all hotel and tourist establishments to stop completely holding any concerts, art or musical performance of any form, during the period of mourning,” the statement said.

“And this also includes not using music in all public and private events held in hotel establishments,” the statement added.

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