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Eid al Adha holidays from August 11-15

Eid al Adha holidays from August 11-15

This came in a choice issued on Monday by Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council.

‘On the occasion of the blessed Eid al Adha 1440 AH, the Eid holidays for workers in the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state apparatus will be from Sunday, Dhul Hijjah 9, 1440 AH corresponding to August 11 till Thursday, Dhul Hijjah 13, 1440 AH corresponding to August 15.

‘Work will resume on Sunday, Dhul Hijjah 16, 1440 AH corresponding to August 18,’ according to the choice. Sayyid Khalid extended his greetings to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on this blessed occasion, praying to Allah the Almighty to shield His Majesty the Sultan, grant him great well being, happiness and a extended life and for the return of this and equivalent occasions on him for several years to come and the Omani folks and the dear nation additional progress and welfare beneath his leadership.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, Minister of Manpower, issued a equivalent choice stating that Eid al Adha holidays for private sector businesses and establishments will be from Sunday, August 11 till Thursday, August 15.

The choice enables employers and workers to agree on perform arrangements to compensate the holidays, if necessity arises.
All workers in the private sector extended their greetings to His Majesty the Sultan on this pleased occasion, praying to Allah the Almighty to shield him, grant him great well being, happiness, a extended life and for the return of this and equivalent occasions.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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