[tz] DST Change in Egypt April from GMT+2 to GMT+3

Almaz Mingaleev mingaleev at google.com
Fri Mar 10 08:13:29 UTC 2023

Hi Paul,
Will you wait for the draft to become final (especially given
their 2 recent attempts to introduce DST) or new tzdata might
be released earlier?

On Thu, 9 Mar 2023 at 23:02, Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
> Thanks for that URL, as it's more official than the Middle East News
> Agency citation that we were using. I installed the attached proposed
> further patch.
> Today the Economist reported that the Egyptian government hopes DST
> "will curb the country’s electricity usage and free up natural gas for
> export, since it generates about 60% of Egypt’s power. But Egyptians are
> rolling their eyes." See:
> Time’s up—whatever the time is: Fiddling with Egypt’s clocks. The
> Economist. 2023-03-09.
> https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2023/03/09/fiddling-with-egypts-clocks

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