Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Tuesday a flurry of senior statesmen, public figures and priests who greeted him on Christmas.
The authorities have tightened the security measures around worship places ahead of Christmas celebrations, and police forces have been deployed on all roads leading to worship places.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended his greetings to the Egyptian Christian expats on Coptic Christmas.
EGX added Sunday that trading will be resumed on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.
Manpower Minister Mohamed Safaan said January 7, which falls on Tuesday, will be an official holiday for the private sector employees on the occasion of Christmas.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulated Pope Francis on Christmas and New Year celebrations, and wished him success in his message to spread religious tolerance peace worldwide, in a telephone call on Thursday, the Presidency said.
For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to attend Christmas mass at Notre-Dame cathedral, still being restored after a devastating fire.
Security authorities have heightened security measures around worship places ahead of New Year and Christmas celebrations.
Boosted security measures have been laid across security directorates all over Egypt to secure celebrations for Christmas and New Year.
ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus has gifted books to high school students across Sweden to try to stem the flow of fake news.
The concerts will be led by maestro Nair Nagy and directed by Hisham al-Tali.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark led the Palm Sunday Mass at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wadi El Natrun in Beheira.
The suspects were killed before executing terror plots against the state, said the Ministry of Interior in a statement on Saturday.
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Entissar al Sisi, wife of President Abdel Fattah al Sisi greeted on Monday the Egyptian Copts on Christmas
Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy on Monday greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Christmas.
The president wished the Pope and all Christians a merry Christmas and Egypt continuing progress and prosperity.
Work at banks and EGX will be resumed on Tuesday, January 8.
The Cairo’s Public Transport Authority announced Sunday announced a discount of 50 percent on all trips of river-bus on occasion of the Christmas celebrations.
Egypt's Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfik has followed up on preparations of the security departments for securing citizens during the Christmas celebrations, accompanied with security leaders.