Times of Oman
Nov 29, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 05:56 AM GMT
Holy Prophet Birthday on January 14
January 9, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Muscat: On the occasion of the Holy Prophet Birthday (PBUH) January 14 will be an official holiday for the employees of the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State administrative apparatus and the employees of the private sector establishments.

Issuing decisions in this regard yesterday, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council and  Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, Minister of Manpower, extended their heartfelt greetings to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on this happy occasion, praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty and 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 the Sultanate further progress and prosperity under the wise leadership of His Majesty and all Muslims prosperity and blessings.

The decision allows the private sector establishments' employers and employees to agree on work arrangements if necessity arises.

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