Eid holidays announced in Oman
By staff - Sun Oct 30, 9:46 am
Khaled Bin Hilal Bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and President Civil Service Board, announced Eid holidays for the government sector from November 5 to 9.
However, two weekends on both sides of the five-day Eid Al Adha holidays makes it a straight nine days off, from November 3 to 11, for the government and public sector in Oman. Shaikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Bakri, Manpower Minister, has declared Eid Al Adha holidays from November 5 to 8.
With a lot of private sector companies observing Thursday-Friday as weekend, some of the private sector employees are likely to get six-days off from work.
The Central Bank is yet to announce holidays for the banking sector, which observes Friday-Saturday as a weekend.