Egypt’s government announces Eid Al Adha holiday from 15 to 20 June



Mon, 10 Jun 2024 - 12:34 GMT


Mon, 10 Jun 2024 - 12:34 GMT

CAIRO – 10 June 2024:  Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, announced that starting Saturday, 15th of June until Thursday, 20th of the same month is to be considered official paid leave on the occasion of Eid Al Adha holiday.

According to the PM’s decision the paid leave will be for workers in ministries, government departments, public bodies, local administration units, public sector companies, and public sector companies.

Exams dates will continue as announced per schedules.

Saudi Supreme Court announced on Thursday that Friday will be the first day of Dhu Al-Hijjah, according to the Umm al-Qura calendar, corresponding to June 7, 2024, as the crescent moon of the month of Dhu Al-Hijjah was sighted.

The Supreme Court said that standing at Arafat shall be on Saturday, the ninth day of Dhu al-Hijjah for this Year, 1445 AH, corresponding to June 15, 2024, and the blessed Eid Al-Adha shall be on the following day, Sunday.




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