Oman’s ramadan working hours announced

The reduced hours will apply for one month

Oman’s ramadan working hours announced

Private sector employees in Oman are set to have their working hours reduced to six hours a day during the month of Ramadan.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower, issued a decision reducing working hours to six per day, equivalent to 30 hours a week.

The timings will last throughout the month of Ramadan, which is expected to begin on April 23, depending on the sighting of a new moon.

During this time, official working hours at the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state’s administrative apparatus will be from 9am until 2pm.

We’ll be keeping you updated with announceents about the dates for Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr on our website.

If you haven’t experienced Ramadan in Oman before, don’t forget to check out our guide.

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