We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The dates of official holidays for the units of the administrative apparatus of the state, and other legal persons and establishments of the private sector are hereby determined for the following celebrations and occasions as follows:
|(a) Hijri New Year||1 Muharram|
|(b) Birth of the Prophet||12 Rabi Al-Awwal|
|(c) Isra and Mi’raj||27 Rajab|
|(d) National Day||18 and 19 November|
If one or both days of the weekend fall within the aforementioned holidays, it will be compensated by one day. The date of the National Day holiday may be modified if public interest so requires.
(a) Eid Al-Fitr: starting from 29 Ramadan until 3 Shawwal.
(b) Eid Al-Adha: starting from 9 Dhu Al-Hijja until 12 Dhu Al-Hijja.
Friday shall be compensated if it falls on the first day of either Eid.
The aforementioned Royal Decree 76/96 is hereby repealed as well as all that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 26 Sha’ban 1441
Corresponding to: 20 April 2020
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1339 issued on 26 April 2020.