National Holidays in Oman in 2015

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Oman List of Holidays in Oman in 2015

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday New Year's Day National Holiday
Sunday Birthday of Prophet Muhammed National Holiday
Friday Oman Public Holiday National Holiday Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
Saturday Oman Public Holiday National Holiday Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
Sunday Oman Public Holiday National Holiday Day of Mourning for Saudi King Abdullah
Sunday Isra'a Wal Miraj National Holiday
Thursday Eid Al-Fitr National Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday Eid Al-Fitr National Holiday End of Ramadan
Saturday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Monday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Renaissance Day National Holiday
Wednesday Arafat Day National Holiday Haj Day
Thursday Eid Al-Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Friday Eid Al-Adha Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Eid Al-Adha Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Hijri New Year National Holiday Islamic New Year
Wednesday National Day National Holiday Independence from Portugal in 1650
Thursday Sultan's Birthday National Holiday Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
Thursday Birthday of Prophet Muhammed National Holiday Second time in 2015 due to Lunar cycles

Notes

  • Friday and Saturday are the weekend for both public and private sectors
  • Under the Labor Code, Chapter 2 Article 65, all employees are entitled to a paid day off for nationally recognised holidays. If the employee cannot take the day off, they must be paid their regular rate of pay plus 25 per cent, or given a different day off with pay.

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