[tz] Egypt cancelled DST

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Mon Jul 4 11:33:58 UTC 2016

Appears to be settled but no official government notice yet:

Summer time not be enforced - Cabinet
Date: 2016-07-04 11:29:42 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:47 - ID:5206893
CAIRO, July 4 (MENA) - The Cabinet decided not to enforce the daylight saving time, which was supposed to start Thursday. An amendment to Law 24 of 2015 was introduced at the House of Representatives to suspend summer time for good. (MENA) W N E/D ....

Cabinet to point out financial burdens of cancelling daylight saving time
Date: 2016-06-30 15:20:02 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:53 - ID:5189005
CAIRO, June 30 (MENA) - The cabinet said on Thursday that it will explain to the House of Representatives anew the financial burdens that will occur in the electricity, petroleum and aviation sectors if the daylight saving time was cancelled. The ....

Cabinet not willing to withdraw daylight saving time decision
Date: 2016-06-29 18:37:13 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:112 - ID:5184261
CAIRO, June 29 (MENA) – The cabinet is not willing to withdraw its decision to switch clocks for daylight saving time, a cabinet official said. In April, the government announced that the daylight savings time would be postponed and would return ....

On 2016-07-04 05:13, Mina Samuel wrote:
> I can imagine the confusion happening to you with this,
> But the fact that we got a lot of conflicts to get the final decision and the decision initially was from the government, then the parlament rejected this,
> And finally today the government agreed on that, and cancelled the DST,
> I know it is a mess, but the fact their decision affecting our technology and operation for the telecom networks plus thousands of affected business,
> That is why we are seeking your support on this.

> *From:*Frank Bean [mailto:macbean at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, July 04, 2016 1:05 PM
> *To:* Mina Samuel <mina.samuel at ericsson.com>
> *Cc:* tz at iana.org; Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>; Yasser Elsawi, Vodafone Egypt <Yasser.Elsawi at vodafone.com>; Ramy Rasmy <ramy.rasmy at ericsson.com>; Shreef Khattab, Vodafone Egypt (Shreef.Khattab at vodafone.com) <Shreef.Khattab at vodafone.com>; Gehan Moustafa, Vodafone Egypt (Gehan.Moustafa at vodafone.com) <Gehan.Moustafa at vodafone.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [tz] Egypt cancelled DST
> I don't get where all the different dates came from.  First reports were regarding DST starting on the 7th, then the 5th was mentioned and now that it is canceled (if it really is) they say it was to be applied on the 8th.

> On Mon, Jul 4, 2016 at 12:51 PM, Mina Samuel <mina.samuel at ericsson.com <mailto:mina.samuel at ericsson.com>> wrote:
>     Egyptian government took the decision to cancel the DST,
>     Can you please help to provide the updated package as to be able to apply the new/cancelled rules.
>     https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ar&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youm7.com%2Fstory%2F2016%2F7%2F4%2F%25D8%25A7%25D9%2584%25D8%25AD%25D9%2583%25D9%2588%25D9%2585%25D8%25A9-%25D8%25AA%25D8%25B9%25D9%2584%25D9%2586-%25D8%25A5%25D9%2584%25D8%25BA%25D8%25A7%25D8%25A1-%25D8%25A7%25D9%2584%25D8%25B9%25D9%2585%25D9%2584-%25D8%25A8%25D8%25A7%25D9%2584%25D8%25AA%25D9%2588%25D9%2582%25D9%258A%25D8%25AA-%25D8%25A7%25D9%2584%25D8%25B5%25D9%258A%25D9%2581%25D9%2589-8-%25D9%258A%25D9%2588%25D9%2584%25D9%258A%25D9%2588%2F2787267&edit-text=
>     http://www.youm7.com/story/2016/7/4/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D9%83%D9%88%D9%85%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%86-%D8%A5%D9%84%D8%BA%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%89-8-%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%88/2787267

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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