Islamic New Year holiday announced in Oman

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Islamic New Year holiday announced in Oman

Muscat - The first day of the Islamic New Year shall be an official holiday.

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Published: Sun 17 Sep 2017, 10:38 AM

Last updated: Tue 19 Sep 2017, 7:02 PM

The Oman government has announced that if the first day of Muharram falls on September 22 (Friday), the holiday will be on September 24 (Sunday), the 3rd of Muharram.

The first day of the Islamic New Year shall be an official holiday for ministry, public authority and other government sector employees, reports Times of Oman.
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