Eid Al Fitr Holiday for Public, Private Sectors Announced

Muscat � On the occasion of the Blessed Eid Al

Fitr 1438 AH and as per the Royal orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos

Bin Said, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud al-Busaidi, Minister of the

Diwan of Royal Court, Chairman of the Civil Service Council issued a

decision stating that Eid Al Fitr holiday for employees at the ministries,

public authorities and other departments of the State Administrative

Apparatus will start from Saturday, 29th Ramadhan 1438 AH,

corresponding to 24th June 2017. Work will be resumed on Sunday

2nd July 2017.

Shawwal 1438 AH moon-sighting will be declared by the competent

authorities. The official working hours after Eid Al Fitr holiday will be as

it were prior to the holy month of Ramadan.

The Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court extended his

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, the Omani people

and our dear country with further progress and welfare under his wise

leadership, and all Muslims with blessings and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nassir al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower

issued a decision stating the Eid Al Fitr 1438 AH holiday at the private

sector’s companies and establishments will start from Saturday, 29th

Ramadhan 1438 AH, corresponding to 24th June 2017. Work will be

resumed on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

The decision allowed employers and employees to agree on work

arrangements during the holiday if necessity arises. Employees whose

weekly-off coincides with the holiday of the aforesaid occasion must be

compensated.

All employees at the private sector extended their congratulations 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, the Omani people and all Muslims with

blessings and welfare.

Source: Oman News Agency

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