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Qatar 2022 Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays May 1-9

Source: Qatari News Agency (QNA)
Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Most recent follow-up news item: April 27, 2022

Qatar's Amiri Diwan has announced that the period of annual non-working Qatar public holidays for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) had been extended to run for for 10 consecutive days of public sector holidays, as was the case last year.

As per today's announcement, "Ministries, other government agencies, and public bodies and institutions will begin their holiday on Sunday, May 1, 2022 (Ramadan 30, 1443), and ends on Monday, May 9, 2022", adding for good measure that "Employees are to resume work on Tuesday, May 10, 2022".

The Qatari End of Ramadan public sector holidays lasted 12 days for the past 2 years (2021-05-04 and 2020-05-17), and lasted 11 days, for the preceding 6 years (2019-05-28, 2018-06-12, 2017-06-21, 2016-06-28, 2015-07-09 and 2014-07-23), while the year before that (2013-08-02) there were 13 consecutive days, and the year before, Qatar's Emiri Diwan initially announced 11 days for the 2012 End of Ramadan public holidays (2012-08-04) but later extended it to 12 day (2012-08-14).

Recall that Qatari weekends are Friday-Saturday (1999-09-18).

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