From November 1 to November 17, school hours will be reduced

And School Holidays from November 18 until December 22

Qatar recently announced that the no.of Govt. workers attending offices would be slashed.

Qatar expects more than one million visitors during November 20 to December 18

The Qatar Govt. is anxious to keep traffic off the streets around the 8 stadiums.

Afetr cabinet meeting, an official spokeperson said only 20 percent of Govt. staff would be expected in the offices.

The main Corniche highway along Doha's seafront will be closed to all cars from November 1.

Schools will open at 7am to midday and will have holidays during the entire World cup event.

Authorities are more worried for the first two weeks of the event as the peak number of foreign fans will be visiting Qatar.