Confirmed: Holiday for Islamic New Year announced in Oman

It's been confirmed by an official from Oman's Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs that the first day of the Islamic Hijri New Year will be Tuesday,11th September.

It's also been confirmed as a holiday day for the private sector.

The Ministry of Manpower said on Twitter:

“The first day of Muharram 1440 will be an official holiday for businesses and institutions working in the private sector,” it said in a statement translated from Arabic.