Banks in Qatar will be closed on Sunday, March 5

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All banks and financial institutions in the country will be closed this Sunday (March 5) for their annual “bank holiday.”

Exchanges, banks and investment and financial companies will reopen to the public on Monday, March 6, the Qatar Central Bank said.

According to QNA, the closure is part of legislation that stipulates the first Sunday of March each year shall be an official holiday for all banks and financial institutions operating in Qatar.

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