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  • Tuesday ,31 December 2019
العربية

Coptic Orthodox Christmas paid holiday for private sector: Manpower ministry

by Al Ahram

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:12

Tuesday ,31 December 2019

Coptic Orthodox Christmas paid holiday for private sector: Manpower ministry

 Egypt s Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan announced on Monday that Tuesday 7 January, 2020 will be a paid holiday for the private sector on the occasion of the Coptic Orthodox Christamas.

Coptic Orthodox Christians, who comprise the majority of Egypt s Christians, celebrate Christmas on 7 January, following the Julian calendar.
The minister offered Christmas greetings to Egyptian Christians in his statement.
The Coptic Christmas has been a public holiday in Egypt since 2003.