Last Update 21:58
Monday, 17 June 2019

Egypt banks to close Sunday 8 January for Eastern Christmas

The Central Bank of Egypt gives local banks a day off on 8 January instead of 7 January, which coincides with a Saturday

Ahram Online, Wednesday 4 Jan 2012
Share/Bookmark
Views: 648
Share/Bookmark
Views: 648

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced Wednesday that banks will be granted a holiday on Sunday 8 January on occasion of eastern Christmas.

Eastern Christmas, which is celebrated on 7 January of each year, coincides with a Saturday which is already a day off. Accordingly, CBE decided to give a substitute the day after. For the past few years, Eastern Christmas has been a national holiday in Egypt.

The stock market will also be shutdown on Sunday.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.