Egypt cabinet orders half-day off Monday for state employees on 2nd voting day
Ahram Online, Sunday 18 Oct 2015

Egypt's cabinet gave state employees a half-day off on Monday, the second day of voting in the first stage of the country's parliamentary elections.

The government had already designated both Sunday and Monday a holiday for all schools in the 14 governorates which have been slotted for the first stage of voting in the 2015 parliamentary elections.