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No events during mourning period in Oman: Ministry of Tourism

As part of mourning, the Ministry of Tourism has called-on all hotels to stop hosting any concerts, arts or musical events for forty-days.

TAS News Service
Jan 16, 2020

Muscat: As the nation mourns the demise of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Ministry of Tourism has asked hotels in the country to stop hosting any events which includes music for forty-days.

Oman had earlier declared a three-day mourning period which ended on Tuesday and the flag to be kept at half-mast for forty days.

According to a statement issued, the Ministry requested hotels to stop holding any concerts, arts or musical performances during the forty-day period.

“This also includes not using music in private events as well. We are praying on God to have mercy on the late His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour,” the statement added.

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