Minister Zaki expressed heartfelt feelings over the occasion, wishing Egyptian Copts welfare and happiness.
The move was made during a meeting of the committee that was chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli in the presence of the justice minister.
Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II visited the Élysée Palace and the French Senate on Friday as part of his first papal visit to France to meet with the Coptic community.
Tayyeb hailed Sunday the prevailing spirit of fraternity and peace among Egyptian Muslims and Copts.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese said he is due to receive on Sunday a number of state officials, priests and archbishops.
Orthodox Christians all over the world celebrate Holy Fire ceremony on Holy Saturday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It commemorates laying Jesus’ body in the tomb.
Macron and his wife on Tuesday laid a wreath at the memorial of Botroseya Church martyrs.
"The fate of the Christian communities in the Middle East and North Africa is a sensitive issue that must be dealt with objectively,"said Hafez Abu Se'da.
Pope Francis said he was pained today over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.
A specialized research team was formed to seize the gunmen, who targeted on Nov. 2 a bus carrying Copts returning from the Monastery of Saint Samuel.
Compensations estimated at LE 100,000 will be given to the families of the victims killed in the terror attack on Copts near the Monastery of Saint Samuel.
Global search engine “Google” placed a black ribbon on their home page, mourning the victims of an attack that targeted a bus carrying Copts Friday.
At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus was attacked near the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor.
At least 7 people were killed and 7 others were injured, according to an anonymous security source, after an attack was carried out on a bus carrying Copts.
President Sisi telephoned Pope Twadros II, where the President expressed his sincere condolences on the death of at least 7 Copts in a terror attack on Friday.
Egyptian Attorney General Nabil Sadeq ordered a team from the State Security Prosecution and the Public Prosecution to investigate the scene of the bus attack that killed at least 7 people from Upper Egypt.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly contacted the ministers of interior, health and social solidarity to direct the provision of full care and moral support to families of the victims of a terrorist attack carried out Friday in Minya.
Egypt’s top Sunni authority Al-Azhar and the Evangelical community issued statements Friday strongly condemning the ‘despicable’ attack that killed seven Copts who were taking a bus in Minya.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi mourned the victims of an attack carried out on Friday on a bus carrying Copts near a monastery in Upper Egypt's Minya.
At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus attack took place near a monastery in Minya.