23 May 2012

Egypt: One Day Off for State Employees to Vote in Elections

Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri has decided to give employees at all ministries, governorates and all government authorities, bodies one day off during the presidential elections on Wednesday and Thursday.

The government has taken the decision to allow civil servants to cast their votes, the premier said, calling on all the citizens to take part in the process to make it a success.

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