Oman’s Ministry announces 9 October Official Holiday on Prophet Muhammad’s birthday

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Muscat: The Ministry of Labour announces 9 October Official Holiday on Prophet Muhammad’s birthday

In a statement Oman News Agency said: “On the approach of Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birthday anniversary, it has been decided that Sunday 13 Rabee Al Awal 1444 AH, corresponding to 9 October 2022, will be an official holiday for employees of units of the State’s Administrative Apparatus and other legal entities and establishments of the private sector.”

The Ministry of Labour explained that the employers at the private sector establishments may agree on terms to engage employees on the said holiday—if deemed necessary due to the nature of their work—provided they compensate the workers for the holiday.

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