Public Holidays in Qatar
Given here is the list of Qatar Public holidays 2013. Private companies will also be closed on these days. The Islamic festivals are based on Islamic calendar, determined by various moon phase sighting. The dates of the holidays change every year. The Qatar Public Holidays 2013 calendar is only based on estimates. The Qatar holiday calendar cannot be guaranteed for 100 percent accuracy.
Qatar observes several public holidays. The two weekend days are Friday and Saturday. Annual public holidays include:
Qatar National Day (1 Day) on December 18.
Eid ul-Fitr (4 Days) occurs on the first day of the month of Shawwal in the Islamic calendar. This produces a variable date in the Gregorian calendar.
Eid ul-Adha (4 Days) is on the 10th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah; it also varies in the Gregorian system.
National Sports Day to fall on the second Tuesday of February (from 2012 AD)
Independence day on September 3.
Several holidays are celebrated by the government or banks as well.