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Eid and Renaissance Day holidays announced in Oman
July 12, 2015 | 3:24 PM
by ONA
 
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Muscat: For the employees at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State Administrative Apparatus and the private sector, Eid Al Fitr 1436 AH holiday will be from Thursday, 29th Ramadan 1436 AH corresponding to July 16, 2015 until Monday, July 20, 2015, declared Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council and Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, Minister of Manpower on Sunday. Work will resume on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

The text of the decision is as follows: “On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al Fitr 1436 AH, the Eid holiday for employees working at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State’s Administrative Apparatus and private sector will be from Thursday, 29th Ramadan 1436 AH corresponding to July 16, 2015 until Monday, July 20, 2015. Work will resume on Tuesday, July 21, 2015.”

The Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and all employees of private sector extended their congratulations to His Majesty the Sultan 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 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 prosperity and welfare.

In another decision, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi and Shaikh Abdullah bin Nassir Al Bakri declared Thursday, July 23, 2015, as an official holiday for employees at ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state’s administrative apparatus and the private sector companies and establishments on account of Blessed Renaissance Day.



The ministers extended their heartfelt congratulations to His Majesty the Sultan on this glorious 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 for many years to come, the Omani people and the country further progress and welfare under his wise leadership. The decisions allow employers and employees to agree on work arrangements to compensate this holiday, if necessity arises. The employees whose weekly off days coincide with the abovementioned holidays should be compensated as well.



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