National Holidays in Oman in 2016

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Oman List of Holidays in Oman in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Thursday Isra'a Wal Miraj National Holiday
Wednesday Eid al-Fitr National Holiday End of Ramadan
Thursday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Friday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Eid Al-Fitr Holiday National Holiday
Saturday Renaissance Day National Holiday
Sunday Eid Al-Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday Eid Al-Adha Holiday National Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al-Adha Holiday National Holiday
Wednesday Eid Al-Adha Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Hijri New Year National Holiday Islamic New Year
Friday National Day National Holiday Independence from Portugal in 1650
Saturday Sultan's Birthday National Holiday Birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said
Monday Birthday of Prophet Muhammed National Holiday

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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