Ramadhan-the month of blessings, change and tolerance

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Ramadhan-the month of blessings, change and tolerance

The Holy and blessed month of Ramadhan is almost here and we all know that means in Qatar. A lot things change in Qatar during thing this month. Correction: Not only things and routines, even people change during this month. Today, we bring you a beginner’s guide for Ramadhan in Qatar. 

Routines Change: 

During Ramadhan, the working hours in Qatar are by law required to shorter. The Govt. offices during Ramadhan function from 9 am to 2 pm on the working days and employees of the private sector work for an average of 6 hours per day. The timings of the schools are also changed to 5 hours per day. Furthermore, most people prefer to stay indoors during the day and the markets become lively after people have broken their fasts with the Iftar meal. 

People Change: 

The Holy Month of Ramadhan represents a new beginning for a lot of people. Many people take advantage of the fasting and give up bad habits such as smoking, others pledge to live a healthier lifestyle by capping their food consumption. Ramadhan is also a time when many people look to mend fences and rekindle old friendships and let go of grudges. 

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