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The public sector in Qatar will be given a week off for Eid Al Adha 2014, the Emiri Diwan has announced. Taking into account that Saudi Arabia has declared Eid on Saturday, October 4, Qatar News Agency reports that the holiday will run from Sunday October 5 to Thursday October 9 Regular hours for ministries, authorities and other public government institutions will resume on Sunday, October 12. Below is a tweet from Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Qatar regarding the same. – Eid holiday to start from Sunday Oct.5 and ends onThursdayOct. 9, and the state employees are to resume their work on sunday Oct. 12. — MOFA – Qatar (@MofaQatar_EN) October 1, 2014