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Egypt to Apply Winter Working Hours for Restaurants, Cafes, and Workshops Tonight

Fri 29 Sep 2023 | 07:43 PM
File photo - Egypt
File photo - Egypt
Rana Atef

Minister of Local Development Hesham Amna directed all governments to start applying winter's working hours for restaurants and cafes, as well as workshops and handcraft workshops today.

Shops and trading centers open daily from 7 am to 10 pm.

However, the working hours are extended on weekends, and public holidays to be from 7 am to 11 pm.

Restaurants, cafes and bazaars, including those in trading centers, open daily from 5 am am to 12 am.

The services of takeaway and home delivery for restaurants and cafes can be on for 24 hours.

All workshops and handicraft shops inside residential areas open daily from 8 am to and 6 pm.

Workshops that are on the roads, gas stations, and those associated with citizen services are excluded from the decision.

Grocery stores, supermarkets and bakeries are also excluded from the decision.

The opening hours for shops located in governorates that have tourist activities could be adjusted by the Local Development Minister based on the proposal of the Governor.