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Qatar 2018 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Announced

Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA)
Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2018

Qatar's Emiri Diwan has once again extended the Eid al-Adha public sector holidays, for ministries, government departments, general authorities and institutions, for the upcoming Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays.

As per the aforementioned announcement, public sector holidays, for ministries, other government departments, authorities and public institutions, for the upcoming Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) "will start on Sunday, August 19, 2018 (Dhul Hijja 8, 1439 H) and till Sunday, August 26, 2018 (Dhul Hijja 15, 1439 H)." and that "Employees will resume work on Monday, August 27, 2018 (Dhul Hijja 16, 1439 H)".

Qatar often extends its annual Eid public sector holidays (2017-08-29, 2017-06-21, 2016-09-05, 2016-06-28, 2015-09-21, 2015-07-09, 2014-10-01, 2014-07-23, 2013-10-10, 2012-10-15, 2012-08-14, 2012-08-04, 2011-08-24, 2010-08-09 and 2008-09-17), but not systematically (2009-09-18).

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB), as well as Qatari banks and financial institutions and the Qatar Exchange will, as usual, make a separate announcement.

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