Guide to working hours during Ramadan
- JustHere Qatar
- On June 26, 2014
Starting next week, most offices in Qatar will have shorter working hours because of Ramadan. The Holy Month of Ramadan is likely to start from Saturday, June 28.
Here’s a list of work timings for important government offices and stores.
|Ministry of Interior has announced a few of its major departments will operate in two shifts.|
|The Public Administration of Borders Passport and Expatriates Affairs and the Department of Citizenship and Travel Documents||8am until 1pm and from 9pm until 1am|
|The Traffic Department||9am to 2pm and from 9pm till 1am|
|The Fingerprinting Section at external services||8am till 1pm and from 9pm to 1am|
|The Fingerprinting Section at Industrial Area (for companies) will work in 3 shifts||8am to 1pm, 1pm to 6pm and 8pm to 1am|
|Hamad General Hospital|
|Outpatient Department||8am-1pm, 8:30pm-11pm|
|Diabetic Pharmacy and Pediatric Pharmacy||8am-1pm|
|Qatar National Bank||9am-12noon (For branches in malls: 9am-12noon, 8pm-12am)|
|International Bank of Qatar (IBQ)||9am-2pm (Sunday to Thursday)|
|Commercial Bank||7.30am-1pm (For branches in malls: 9am-12noon, 8:30pm-12am (Saturday to Thursday); 8:30pm-midnight (Friday)|
|Doha Bank||8am-1:30pm (For branches in malls: 8am-1:30pm, 8:30pm-10:30pm)|
|Museum of Islamic Art||Until 13 July (8pm-12am); Closed on Tuesdays & Fridays
Closed from 13 July, re-open 2nd day of Eid
|Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art||Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (11am-3pm)
Wednesdays & Saturdays (11am-3pm; 8pm-midnight)
Closed on Tuesdays & Fridays
Note: The Museum will be closed to the public the last 5 days of Ramadan, and the first three days of Eid.
|General Post Office (West Bay), Mumtaz(EMS) Post, Teyseer, Al Rayyan(1&2), Al Mirghab, Al Aziziya, Al Kharthiyat, Al Meera( Al Mansoorah), Al Wakrah, Souq Al Ali, Al Munthazah, Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed St and Alkhor Post offices||Sunday – Thursday (9am-2pm; 9pm-12am)
Saturday (9am-12pm; 9pm-12am)
|Woqod Station(Umm Salal), Khalifa town(North), Al Shahaniya, Al Shamal, Mesaieed and Dukhan Post Offices||Sunday – Thursday (9am-2pm)
|Industrial Area Post office||Sunday – Thursday (9am-2pm; 9pm-12am)
Saturday (9am-12pm; 9pm-12am)
|Lulu Hypermarket Post office||Sunday – Thursday (9am-2pm; 9pm-12am)
Saturday (9am-12pm; 9pm-12am)
|Ummbab, Qatar university(Girls) and Qatar foundation Post Offices||Sunday – Thursday (9am-2pm)
Friday & Saturday closed
Malls & Stores
|City Center||10 am – 1pm, 8pm – 1am (The cinema will operate from 10am-5pm, 7pm-2:30am)|
|Hyatt Plaza||10am-2pm, 7:30pm-12am|
|Villaggio Mall||10 am-1:30pm, 7:30-12am (Carrefour however opens at 9am)|
|Lagoona Mall||10am-4pm, 8pm-1am (Sat-Thu), 8pm-1am (Friday)|
|Royal Plaza||10am-1:30pm, 8pm-12am (Sat-Thu), 8pm-12am(Friday)|
|The Mall||10am-1pm, 8pm-12am (Sat-Thu), 8pm-12am(Friday)|
|Gate Mall||10am-4pm, 8pm-1am (Sat-Thu); 8pm-1am (Friday)|
|Centrepoint||Al Asmakh Mall (10am-2pm; 7.30pm-11pm, Friday – 7.30pm-11pm)
Barwa Village (10am-2pm, 7.30-11pm; Friday 7.30pm-11pm)
Dar Al Salaam Mall (10am-3pm, 7.30pm-1am; Friday 7.30pm-1am)
|Family Food Center||8:30am-5:45pm; 7:30pm-1am (Sat-Thu); 8:30am-10:30am, 12:30pm-5:45pm, 7:30pm-12am (Friday)|
|Lulu Hypermarket (all branches)||9am-1am|
|Al Meera (all branches)||8am-1am|
[Photo courtesy: Spetsnaz1991 via Flickr]
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