Eid Al Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice is one of the most important holidays on the Islamic calendar. It falls on the 10th day of Dhu al Hijjah, the 12th and final month in the Islamic calendar. As the exact day is based on lunar sightings, the date varies between countries.
Eid Al Adha is an official non-working holiday in Qatar. Most offices are closed from 20 until 24 July, with work resuming on Sunday, 25 July.
Qatar Central Bank announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for all financial institutions in the country (banks, currency exchanges, insurance companies, finance, investment, and financial consultants) starts from Sunday, 18 July and ends on Thursday, 22 July. All financial institutions will return to work on Sunday, 25 July.
For enquiries, you may contact the banks through their hotline numbers:
- Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) – 4494 0000
- Ahlibank – 4420 5222
- Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) – 4449 0000
- International Bank of Qatar – 4447 8000
- Qatar Development Bank (QDB) – 4430 0000
- Doha Bank – 4445 6000
- Qatar National Bank (QNB) – 4440 7777
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
For updates and more information about HMC services during the holiday, visit hamad.qa.
Ministries and Public Institutions
According to an announcement from Amiri Diwan, the Eid Al Adha holiday for government ministries, agencies and institutions start on Sunday, 18 July. Work will resume on Monday, 26 July.
Ministry of Interior (MOI)
Ministry of Public Health (MoPH)
Qatar Rail already announced the temporary closure of the Doha Metro services during the Eid holidays – from 21 to 24 July. The closure is due to an essential system upgrade across the network.
WOQOD Vehicles Inspection (FAHES)
Marhaba wishes everyone a blessed Eid Al Adha!
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