Emiri Diwan announces Eid Al-Adha holiday

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The Emiri Diwan announced today that the Eid Al Adha holidays for the public sector will begin on Thursday, August 31, 2017 (Dhul Hijja 9, 1438 H), and will run until Thursday, September 7, 2017 (Dhul Hijja 16, 1438 H).
This means employees of ministries, government departments, and public institutions will return to work on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

As for the Qatar Central Bank (QCB), the banks, and financial institutions working under the supervision of QCB and the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA), the Eid Al Adha holidays are still to be announced by the QCB governor.


If you’re not traveling for Eid al-Adha, there’s a lot you can do in celebration of the festive occasion right here in Doha! Click HERE to see our Eid events listings!