[tz] Cairo/Egypt

Frank Bean macbean at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 06:25:52 UTC 2016

Been looking and I cannot find anything official, just a couple of
translated articles and none of them have anything about next year or

And to be honest, i kind of doubt that the egyptian government has thought
more than 1-2 years ahead, if that much.

On Jun 15, 2016 8:24 PM, "Paul Eggert" <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> Frank Bean wrote:
>> the current story from Egypt's
>> government is that they will not be implementing DST until the end of
>> Ramadan going forward.
> Thanks, do you have a citation for that? For 2017-2019 this story would
> make sense (and is a change to our current prediction for those years), as
> it would eliminate a short, confusing period of DST from the last Thursday
> in April at 24:00 until just before Ramadan starts in May.
> For the years 2036 on, though, the story would not make sense, as it would
> mean no DST for most of the summer, and then a short period of DST just
> before DST ends the last Thursday in October at 24:00. Presumably the
> Egyptian government has not thought that far ahead.
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