Egypt’s major banks and the stock exchange will be closed for five days starting next Thursday، April 25، to celebrate the Easter holiday and several national holidays.
The holiday will take place from Thursday 25 April to Monday 29 April.
Sinai Liberation Day is today، Coptic Easter is on Sunday، and Egypt’s Sham El-Nassim spring festival is on Monday. Noteworthy، Egypt commemorates today، Thursday، the 37th anniversary of Sinai liberation Day، which marks the 1982 withdrawal of Israeli occupation forces from the Sinai Peninsula.
Sinai was liberated from the Israeli occupation in 1982 and liberation was completed when the Egyptian flag was raised high on Taba، being the last part of the Egyptian lands to be liberated in 1988.