Following the observance of Eid Al Adha in Qatar, private and government companies will be closed from the day of the Arafath, 20 August, until Friday, 24 August, except for some establishments.
Ministry of Interior Qatar
The Amiri Diwan announces the Eid holiday for ministries and government offices from 19 to 26 August. They will resume operation on Monday, 27 August. MoI Departments that serve the public such as General Directorate of Passports, Unified Services Department, General Directorate of Traffic and Criminal Evidences and Information Department will be open from 8 am to 12 pm.
Hamad Medical Corporation
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)
- Urgent Care Unit at the National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR)
- Emergency Department of the Women’s Wellness and Research Centre
Majority of Outpatient Departments (OPD) will be closed on Sunday, 19 August and will re-open on Sunday, 26 August. OPD clinics that are open will be supported by administrative and clinical support services, including pharmacies.
Call HMC Nesma’ak at 16060 for appointment rescheduling or other information.
For updates and more information about available HMC services during the holiday, visit hamad.qa.
Mowasalat public bus routes will run as usual with no changes in operating hours or frequencies. Operations for the following routes will be extended until 1 am for 3 days, from 21 to 23 August. These routes include: 10 – 11 – 12 – 21 – 31 – 32 – 33 – 33A – 34 – 40 – 41 – 43 – 49 – 55 – 56 – 57 – 76 – 94 – 102X – 104B – 109 – 129 – 156 – 107A – 301 – 304 – 777.
In addition, the routes 104B from Doha Bus Station to Shahaniya, and 170A from Doha Bus Station to Doha Festival City, will be operating during extended hours as replacement for 104A and 170.
Check out the Mowasalat website for updates and more information.
International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) all branches will be closed from 19 to 23 August and will resume on Sunday, 26 August 2018. ibq Lagoona Mall branch will be open for operations excluding the first two days of Eid Al Adha (21 and 22 August)
Details on dohabank.qa
Commercial Bank of Qatar
You may contact other banks through their hotline to know their opening days:
- alkhaliji at 4494 0000
- Ahlibank at 4420 5222
- Qatar Development Bank at 4430 0000
- Qatar National Bank at 4440 7777
Museum of Islamic Art will be open on the first day of Eid from 2 pm to 7 pm, and normal timings for the remaining days of Eid.
Doha Fire Station will be closed on the first day of Eid. Garage Gallery will have new timings starting the second day of Eid – Sunday – Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm, and 1 pm to 9 pm on Fridays.
Msheireb Museums will open its doors to visitors and guests from the second day of the Eid Al Adha holiday. The working hours will be from 3 pm to 9 pm during the Eid. The museum will remain closed on Tuesday (the first day of Eid Al Adha).
Marhaba wishes everyone a blessed Eid Al Adha
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