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Qatar Eid Public Holidays Starting September 28

Source: The Peninsula (Doha)
Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Updated: Wednesday, August 7, 2019


Qatar's minister of state for cabinet affairs, Sheikh Nasser bin Mohamed bin Abdulaziz al-Thani, announced that, for ministries and government departments, the upcoming Eid al-Fitr public holidays would stretch from Sunday, September 28, to Monday, October 6, 2008, while other public institutions would start on the same date but finish on Sunday, October 5.

For their part, Qatar's banks, financial institutions and the Doha Securities Market will be on holidays three days, whose dates are to be announced by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB).

These 2 announcements follow the recently-issued new guidelines on official public holidays, and bank holidays, in Qatar (2008-02-06).



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