Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has issued a Royal Order declaring July 24, 2014 as national holiday for the employees of the ministries, public authorities and other administrative units of the state, on the eve of the Blessed Renaissance day.
At the same time, Minister of Manpower has also announced the holiday on occasion of the Blessed Renaissance Day for the workers of companies and institutions of private sector on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
The minister's statement said that owners of businesses and workers can agree on compensation for the holiday if required according to the nature work. Similarly, it is also necessary to compensate those workers whose weekly holidays fall during the holidays, the Ministry of Manpower statement clarified.
Eid Al Fitr holidays
Ministry of Manpower has announced that the Eid Al Fitr holidays would be from July 27 to July 31, 2014.
The statement released by the Ministry said that the owners of businesses and workers can agree for compensation for work during these holidays, if required by the nature of work, during this period. Similarly, it is also necessary to compensate those workers whose weekly holidays fall during the holidays, the statement added.