[tz] Egypt to have DST again

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca
Wed Jun 15 00:12:13 UTC 2016

On 2016-06-14 14:01, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 06/14/2016 11:00 AM, Matt Johnson wrote:
>> I have not yet located any official legislative document.

> Me neither, though I haven't looked that hard and I read Arabic only
> via automatic translators. Given your recent email and others,
> though, the likelihood of the change happening seemed high enough
> that a new tzdata release now seemed likely to cure more problems
> than it would cause.

> The Egyptian government regularly changes daylight-saving rules with
> less than two weeks' notice, most recently in April of last year.
> Let's hope we guessed right this time. Either way, maybe you could
> add Egypt to the hall of fame in
> <http://codeofmatt.com/2016/04/23/on-the-timing-of-time-zone-changes/#whatabouttherestoftheworld>,
> as Egypt's 2016 ranks right up there with 2015, 2011, 2010,....

> On 2016-06-14 14:27, Stepan Golosunov wrote:
>> 30.05.2016 в 23:38:24 +0400 Stepan Golosunov написал:

>> http://asozd2.duma.gov.ru/main.nsf/(Spravka)?OpenAgent&RN=1085784-6
>> moves Novosibirsk oblast from UTC+6 to UTC+7.
> Looks like that bill was approved in the first reading by the State
> Duma.  The second and the third readings can happen next week or this
> Friday.  Then the Federation Council can approve the bill on
> 2016-06-29.  Text from the first reading schedules transition on
> 2016-07-03 at 2:00.  The date can be amended before the second reading
> (amended text will likely be known by Friday).

Might also want to add the above from Stepan's thread to the Hall of Fame
as it looks like we will get *4* days /official/ notice if nothing changes!

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

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