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Coptic Orthodox Christmas paid holiday for private sector: Manpower ministry

Coptic Orthodox Christians, who comprise the majority of Egypt's Christians, celebrate Christmas on 7 January, following the Julian calendar

Ahram Online , Monday 30 Dec 2019
Mohamed Saafan
Egypt's Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan (Al-Ahram)
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Egypt's Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan announced on Monday that Tuesday 7 January, 2020 will be a paid holiday for the private sector on the occasion of the Coptic Orthodox Christamas.

Coptic Orthodox Christians, who comprise the majority of Egypt's Christians, celebrate Christmas on 7 January, following the Julian calendar.

The minister offered Christmas greetings to Egyptian Christians in his statement.

The Coptic Christmas has been a public holiday in Egypt since 2003.

 

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