Eid Al Fitr holiday for public, private sectors announced

Muscat: On the occasion of the Blessed Eid Al Fitr 1440 AH, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Chairman of the Civil Service Council on Tuesday 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 Tuesday,  Ramadhan 29, 1440 AH, corresponding to June 4, 2019 till Shawwal 3rd , which may fall on Friday or Saturday, corresponding to 7 or 8 June 2019, in light of the component authorities’ decision in respect to moonsighting of Shawwal 1440 AH. Work will be resumed on Sunday, 9 June 2019.

The Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court extended his 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 for many years to come and the Omani people, and our dear country with further progress and welfare under His Majesty’s wise leadership, and all Muslims blessings and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Shaikh Abdullah bin Nassir al Bakri, Minister of Manpower issued a decision stating that Eid Al Fitr 1440 AH holiday at the private sector’s companies and establishments will start from Tuesday, Ramadhan 29, 1440 AH, corresponding to June 4, 2019 till Thursday, June 6, 2019.

The decision allowed employers and employees to agree on work arrangements during the holiday if the necessity arises.

All employees in 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.

 

 

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