QCB announces bank holiday on March 7 Mar 05, 2021 0 1294 12345 QNADohaQatar Central Bank (QCB) has declared Sunday, March 7, as official holiday for all banks and financial institutions operating under its supervision.In a statement, the QCB said the closure of banks, money exchange outlets, investment and financial companies, insurance firms, and insurance broker companies on this date is pursuant to the Council of Ministers’ Decision No. (33) of 2009. The said decision stipulates that the first Sunday of March each year shall be an official holiday for all banks operating in the State of Qatar. The statement added that all these institutions will reopen on Monday, March 8. RELATED ARTICLES Ashghal opens Al Sadd Street main carriageway for traffic Mar 05, 2021 0 3415 Minister takes stock of COVID safety measures in schools Mar 05, 2021 0 1800 Amir graces Qatar Total Open matches Mar 05, 2021 0 1976 Civil Defence playing key role in securing Qatar 2022 World Cup facilities: Official QNA Doha The Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the General Directorate of Civil Defence, celebrated the World Civil Defense Day that falls on the first of March of every year. The celebration aims to emphasise .. Global community must act to confront hate speech against Muslims, says Qatar QNA Geneva Qatar has affirmed the responsibility of the international community and all governments, especially in countries experiencing the rise of extreme right-wing groups, to confront hate speech that fuels .. 450 face action for violating COVID-19 norms QNA Doha The designated authorities on Thursday referred 450 people to the Public Prosecution for violating the preventive and precautionary measures enforced by the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus ..