|Tuesday||Feb-12||National Sports Day||2nd Tuesday in February|
|Sunday||Mar-03||Early March Bank Holiday||Banks only|
|Sunday||Jun-02||Eid Al Fitr Holiday||Date to be confirmed. Public sector only|
|Monday||Jun-03||Eid Al Fitr Holiday||Date to be confirmed. Public sector only|
|Tuesday||Jun-04||Eid Al Fitr Holiday||Date to be confirmed. Public sector only|
|Wednesday||Jun-05||Eid Al Fitr||Date to be confirmed. End of Ramadan|
|Thursday||Jun-06||Eid Al Fitr Holiday||Date to be confirmed.|
|Sunday||Jun-09||Eid Al Fitr Holiday||Date to be confirmed.|
|Sunday||Aug-11||Eid Al Adha Holiday||Date to be confirmed.|
|Monday||Aug-12||Eid Al Adha||Date varies on Lunar cycle|
|Tuesday||Aug-13||Eid Al Adha Holiday||Date to be confirmed.|
|Wednesday||Aug-14||Eid Al Adha Holiday||Date to be confirmed.|
|Thursday||Aug-15||Eid Al Adha Holiday||Date to be confirmed. Public sector only|
|Wednesday||Dec-18||National Day||Commemoration of Qatars unification under Sultan Jassim|
Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given.
In Qatar, the weekend is Friday and Saturday.
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December 18: National Day (Founders day)
February 13: National Sports Day
June 15: Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
June 16-17: Eid-al-Fitr holiday
August 22: Eid-al-Adha (Feat of Sacrifice)
December 18: National Day (Founders Day)
Employers are required to contribute 10% of employees wages to pension fund.
Employees are required to contribute 5% of their wages to pension fund.
Employees leaving a position are entitled to EOSB (end of service benefits). These benefits are agreed upon mutually between employer and employee, and must equal at least 3 weeks of employees gross salary for each year employed.
Those employed for 1-5 years are required to provide one months notice. Those employed for over 5 years must provide two months notice.
Workers of 1-5 years are entitled to one months notice. Workers of over 5 years are entitled to two months notice.
After three months of employment, workers are entitled to two weeks of sick leave. Upon return from leave, employees must submit a medical certificate.
From 1-5 years of employment, workers are entitled to three weeks of vacation. After 5 years of employment, workers are entitled to four weeks of leave.
Currently, there is no VAT. There are plans to introduce it in the first quarter of 2018.
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