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Oman declares holiday for public and private workers on Jan 11

Oman declares holiday for public and private workers on Jan 11

Workers in Oman will get a long weekend as January 11 is celebrated as Accession Day of Sultan Haitham bin Tarik

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Oman’s Ministry of Labour has declared January 11 a public paid holiday for those working in the country.

Employees in both public and private sectors will have a paid leave next week to mark the anniversary of accession of Sultan Haitham bin Tarik as the country’s ruling monarch.

Oman’s three-day long weekend

Oman New Agency reported that employees in the private sector establishments will entitled to a one-day holiday or compensation in lieu of leave, on the occasion of the anniversary of the Sultan’s accession to power.

The holiday will set up workers in the country for a three-day long weekend as Oman observes a Sunday-Thursday work week.

The Ministry of Labour noted – for emergency and frontline workers unable to take the day off – will be compensated in accordance with regulations in force.

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