Egypt public sector workers to take Thursday off to celebrate 6 October

Ahram Online , Sunday 1 Oct 2017

Sherif Ismail
PM Sherif Ismail (Photo: Reuters)

Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced that 5 October will be an official day off for public sector workers, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported on Sunday.

Thursday will be a day off since 6 October falls on Friday, an official weekly day off from work in Egypt.

6 October is a national holiday to celebrate the Egyptian army’s victory over Israel in the 1973 war.

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