6 October is paid holiday for public, private sectors
Ahram Online, , Wednesday 5 Oct 2016


6 October will be a paid, public holiday for both the public and private sector to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of 1973 war against Isreal, the Minister of Manpower Mohamed Safaan confirmed on Wednesday.

The 6 October anniversary, which falls on Thursday this year, commemorates Egypt’s victory in the conflict and the return of the Sinai Peninsula.

Celebrations are normally held in public squares.



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