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Eid Al-Fitr holiday to begin Sunday in Egypt

Ahram Online , Monday 19 Jun 2017
An Egyptian worker makes traditional sweets, ''Kahk'', as part of the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr festival, at a bakery in Cairo July 27, 2014 (File photo: Reuters)
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Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced that the Islamic Eid Al-Fitr holiday will start on Sunday and run for three days, state news agency MENA reported.

Public sector employees in ministries, governmental authorities, and other state-owned institutions will take three days off work for the holiday.

Eid Al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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