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Egyptian Public Holiday June 8

Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo)
Posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014


Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mehleb, has announced that the Egyptian Cabinet had declared, Sunday, June 8, 2014, as another one-off non-working public holiday in Egypt on account of the inauguration of president-elect Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Last month (2014-05-26) Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mehleb, had announced that Egyptian authorities had declared, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, as a one-off additional electoral non-working public holiday in Egypt on account of the second day of voting in the current Egyptian presidential elections. Egyptian authorities later extended the voting to a third day, but Egypt's cabinet issued a statement clarifying that Wednesday, May 28, 2014, had not been declared another one-off additional electoral non-working public holiday in Egypt, and would be a normal working day (2014-05-27).

On the occasion of the previous presidential election (2012-06-13), then Egyptian Prime Minister, Kamal al-Ganzouri, had declared non-working public sector holidays on June 16 and 17, 2012, on account of the upcoming second round of the presidential election, and the month before (2012-05-22), Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) had similarly announced that the date of the first round of the presidential election, Thursday, May 24, 2012, would be a non-working public holiday in Egypt.


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