The Public Holidays for the Prophet Mohammed's (pbuh) birthday has been announced for 2012.
Public Sector are to get Saturday the 4th & Sunday the 5th off
Private Sector are to get Saturday the 4th off
Rumor has it, and past experience, says Banks will get Sunday the 5th off.
Update: Bars are closed from Saturday 4pm until Sunday midnight (30 hours).
Also, while I have your attention, a last chance to enter my free prize draw for 2 Fan Pit tickets worth RO 100 for James Blunt - I'm drawing the winners tomorrow!