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When is the Isra and Mi'raj Public Holiday in Oman?

  • Publish date: Saturday، 13 January 2024
When is the Isra and Mi'raj Public Holiday in Oman?

Oman gears up for a special occasion as the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs has officially confirmed the sighting of the crescent of the month of Rajab for the year 1445 AH.

This celestial event occurred after sunset on Friday, January 12th, 2024, marking the commencement of Saturday, the first day of the month of Rajab, 1445 AH, corresponding to January 13th, 2024.

In accordance with Omani tradition, the Sultanate designates Rajab 27 as an official holiday to commemorate the Isra and Mi’raj, known as Prophet Muhammad's Ascension or the Night Journey. This significant event is set to take place on Thursday, February 8th, 2024, providing a welcomed break for citizens and residents alike.

As Oman observes this sacred occasion, the official holiday serves as a moment for reflection and celebration, fostering a sense of community and spirituality. Stay tuned for further details and announcements leading up to this special day, and make the most of the upcoming Isra and Mi'raj holiday in Oman.