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Qatar : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations


Qatar : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months

Internet extension: .qa - Telephone code: +974 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: no)
Currency: Riyal (QAR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Friday & Saturday

English (350 million speakers in 47 countries), Arabic (104 million speakers in 21 countries) ...
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National Day*Tuesday December 18, 2018National Day 
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winter holiday (beginning)**Thursday December 20, 2018School holidays 
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National Day -
Tuesday December 18, 2018

Secular holiday : As of 2007. In Tribute to Sheikh Jassem bin Mohamed bin Thani, founder of the State of Qatar, who had assumed power on December 18, 1878.

Winter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday December 20, 2018

School holidays : Al Jezeera Academy
Ministry of Education

PISA ranking (average 493): 418
Schooling is mandatory till age 12
International schools abound
Teaching languages: Arabic, English and international languages
schools close on Friday & Saturday
school uniforms sometimes required
We carry all confirmed dates till Sept 2019 - may vary according to school
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