Daily Archives: 8 April 2013

Oman to shift to Friday-Saturday weekend

Oman will shift to a Friday-Saturday weekend to align itself more closely with banking and trade elsewhere in the world, its ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said announced on Saturday. At present Oman, like neighbouring Saudi Arabia, follows a Thursday-Friday weekend. But other wealthy oil-exporting countries in the Gulf take off on Friday and Saturday, and […]