Egypt banks to open from 9:30-1:30pm during Ramadan: CBE
Ahram Online, Thursday 28 Jul 2011
Bank working hours will be shortened to four hours during the holy month of Ramadan

Egyptian banks will open from 9:30am til 1:30pm during the 30 days of Ramadan, Egypt's Central Bank said in an emailed statement today.

"On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, we send our greetings to you and to employees and workers in the banking sector," the central bank's statement reads.

"We would like to inform you that theworking hours during Ramadan will be from 9am to 2pm for employees and from 9:30 to 1:30 forclients."

Ramadan starts when the new moon appears, which is expected to be 1 August.