Public Holidays Public Holidays

 

 EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA

DOHA, QATAR

PUBLIC HOLIDAY 2018

 

No.

Occasion

Date

Day

Country

1.

New Year

1 January

Monday

Malaysia

2.

Thaipusam

31 January

Wednesday

Malaysia

3.

Qatar Sports Day

13 February

Tuesday

Qatar

4.

Chinese New Year

16 February

Friday

Malaysia

5.

Labour Day

1 May

Tuesday

Malaysia

6.

Eid al-Fitr**

17 June

18 June

19 June

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Qatar

Qatar

Qatar

7.

Eid al-Adha**

22 August

23 August

 26 August

Wednesday

Thursday

Sunday

Malaysia/Qatar

Qatar

Qatar

8.

National Day of Malaysia

31 August

Friday

Malaysia

9.

Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong*

9 September

Sunday

Malaysia

10.

Awal Muharam

11 September

Tuesday

Malaysia

11.

Malaysia Day

16 September

Sunday

Malaysia

12.

Deepavali

6 November

Tuesday

Malaysia

13.

National Day of Qatar

18 December

Tuesday

Qatar

14.

Christmas

25 December

Tuesday

Malaysia

 

Note:  (a)  *   Observed only

       (b)  **  Subject to change

       (c)  If a holiday falls on weekend (Friday and Saturday), the next day working day will be observed as

             a holiday except Birthday of SPB Yang di Pertuan Agong.

       (d)  According to Article (78) of Qatar Labour Law,the employer shall take three working days leave

          for  Eid al-Fitr and Eid a-Adha.

      

Circulation:

 

1.     Administration Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

2.     West Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

3.     All Malaysian Missions Abroad

 

Embassy of Malaysia

Doha, Qatar

20 December 2017