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Egyptian 2020 Eid Al-Adha Public Holiday Date

Source: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo)
Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

Egypt's Dar El-Iftaa, the institution responsible for religious edicts, has announced that the first day of the Islamic lunar month of Dhu Al-Hijjah would occur on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, meaning that the upcoming public holidays for Eid El-Adha, or the feast of sacrifice, would be Friday, July 31, 2020.

On the occasion of the recent Eid El-Fitr public holidays, the Egyptian government declared an extended 5-day period as public sector holidays for Egyptian government workers (2020-05-17) and this was later extended to the private sector by the Egyptian minister of manpower, Mohamed Saafan (2020-05-18).

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