Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Mon Mar 17 14:42:54 UTC 2008
> Country Time Standard --- DST Start --- --- DST End --- DST
> Name Zone Variation Time Date Time Date
> Syrian Arab
> Republic SY +0200 2200 03APR08 2100 30SEP08 +0300
> 2200 02APR09 2100 30SEP09 +0300
> 2200 01APR10 2100 30SEP10 +0300
Here's a link to English-language coverage by the Syrian Arab News
...which reads (in part) "The Cabinet approved the suggestion of the
Ministry of Electricity to begin daylight savings time on Friday April
4th, advancing clocks one hour ahead on midnight of Thursday April 3rd."
Since Syria is two hours east of UTC, the 2200 and 2100 transition times
shown above match up with midnight in Syria.
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