File Photo: Egyptians shopping Eid Al-Fitr sweets (Photo: Mai Shaheen)
Egypt's Ministry of Finance is set to pay all state employees their June salaries on Wednesday ahead of the three-day Eid Al-Fitr holiday, which will begin on 15 June.
According to the ministry, July's salaries will be released on 7 July, August's on 16 August and September on 20 September.
Most state employees receive their monthly salary on the 25th and the 26th of each month.
Around 6.5 million Egyptians are state employees.