Thursday paid holiday for 25 January Revolution, Police Day anniversary: Cabinet

Ahram Online , Thursday 18 Jan 2024

Thursday, 25 January, is a paid day off on the anniversary of the 25 January Revolution and Egypt's Police Day, according to a cabinet statement on Thursday.

Mostafa Madbouly
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Cabinet.


According to the statement, the day off applies to employees in ministries, government institutions, public authorities, local administration units, public sector companies, and public business sector companies. It also applies to those who work in the private sector.

The holiday marks the thirteenth anniversary of the 2011 Revolution, and it also marks Police Day, celebrated to commemorate the massacre of 50 Egyptian policemen by British occupation forces in Ismailia in 1952

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