Qatar declares Sunday, December 20 as public holiday

Qatar declares Sunday, December 20 as public holiday

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Qatar’s Emiri Diwan has announced that Sunday, Dec. 20 will be a public holiday since the National Day holiday is during the weekend this year.

"The Emiri Diwan announces that on the occasion of the National Day of the State, corresponding to December 18, 2015 it has been decided that Sunday December 20, 2015 will be an official holiday and that employees shall resume their duties on Monday," said a statement by Qatar News Agency.

While the public sector will enjoy the day off, some employers in the private sector may choose not to give the day off.

Meanwhile, if you're looking to get involved in some National Day activities, here's a post about what is going around Doha for #QND2015.

Photo Credit: Sanjiban Ghosh

By kumarksk11• 6 years 6 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
kumarksk11

While the public sector will enjoy the day off, some employers in the private sector may choose not to give the day off.

By kumarksk11• 6 years 6 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
kumarksk11

While the public sector will enjoy the day off, some employers in the private sector may choose not to give the day off.

By Dhinakaran• 6 years 6 months ago.
Dhinakaran

We had work on 17, 19 and also on 20 th , what is the possibility of getting a holiday

By r_ahmed• 6 years 6 months ago.
r_ahmed

I don't think if you working on 20th Govt will fine you. As we work on Thursday and tomorrow also we have to work .

By jaypeeb0917• 6 years 6 months ago.
jaypeeb0917

I quote "While the public sector will enjoy the day off, some employers in the private sector may choose not to give the day off."

By ETD Company• 6 years 6 months ago.
ETD Company

We gave employee extra holiday on Thursday due to National day came on Friday and now government announce Sunday is holiday. but we already gave to employee on Thursday. If we working on 20th December Government will fine US? or they will take against for that??

By ETD Company• 6 years 6 months ago.
ETD Company

We gave employee extra holiday on Thursday due to National day came on Friday and now government announce Sunday is holiday. but we already gave to employee on Thursday. If we working on 20th December Government will fine US? or they will take against for that??

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