Eid Al Adha or the ‘Feast of Sacrifice‘ is one of the most important holidays on the Islamic calendar. Eid al Adha 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 may vary between countries.
Ministries and Public Institutions
Following the observance of Eid Al Adha in Qatar, private and government offices will be closed from Sunday, 11 August, until Thursday, 15 August, except for some establishments.
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
All emergency and inpatient services across its network of hospitals operating, as usual, 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.
Normal timings for the following:
- Emergency Department at the Heart Hospital (for cardiac patients only)
- Emergency Department of the Women’s Wellness and Research Centre
The majority of Outpatient Departments (OPD) will be closed on 11 August and re-open on 14 August. OPD clinics that are open will be supported by administrative and clinical support services, including pharmacies.
The NCCCR’s Radiotherapy Unit will remain open during its regular hours of 7 am to 3 pm, Sunday to Thursday. The Day Care Unit will be closed on 11 and 12 of August.
Call HMC Nesma’ak at 16060 for appointment rescheduling or other information. Nesma’ak will be closed on 11, 12, and 13 August and will reopen on 14 August with normal working hours from 7 am to 10 pm. For updates and more information about available HMC services during the holiday, visit hamad.qa.
Check out the Mowasalat website for updates and more information.
Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced that Eid Al Adha holiday for all banks operating in the country will start on Sunday 11 August and the banks will resume work on the 14 August.
You may contact the banks through their hotline to know their opening days:
- Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) at 4494 0000
- Ahlibank at 4420 5222
- Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) at 4449 0000
- International Bank of Qatar at 4447 8000
- Qatar Development Bank (QDB) at 4430 0000
- Doha Bank at 4445 6000
- Qatar National Bank (QNB) at 4440 7777
Museums in Qatar
QM (Qatar Museums) has stated that all their museums and galleries will be closed on the first day of Eid- Museum of Islamic Art, National Museum of Qatar, Mathaf and Doha Fire Station.
Honda Showroom (DOMASCO) will close on the two days of Eid and reopen on the third day of Eid from 8 am – 8 pm.
You may contact other car showrooms through their hotline to know their opening days:
Porsche Centre Doha at 4459 9666
Chevrolet (JAIDAH AUTOMOTIVE) at 800 0100
Hyundai (SKYLINE) at 4435 7227
Genesis (SKYLINE) at 800 8899
GMC (MANNAI AUTO) at 4455 8000
Cadillac (MANNAI AUTO) at 4455 8000
Mitsubishi (QATAR AUTOMOBILES COMPANY) at 4422 7555
MG (AUTOCLASS) at 4040 1444
MAXUS (AUTOCLASS) at 4040 1444
Mercedes (NBK AUTO) at 4462 4444
GAC (DOMASCO) at 4424 8989
Volvo (DOMASCO) at 4424 6860
Al Futtaim Auto Vehicle Rental at 4035 8000
Marhaba wishes everyone a blessed Eid Al Adha!
Copyright © Marhaba Information Guide. Reproduction of material from Marhaba Information Guide’s book or website without written permission is strictly prohibited. Using Marhaba Information Guide’s material without authorisation constitutes as plagiarism as well as copyright infringement.