Egypt’s PM orders poll over implementing Daylight saving time

Egypt’s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab ordered Saturday conducting a poll over whether or not to implement daylight saving time.

Then Egyptian prime minister tasked the state’s Information and Decision Support Centre to conduct the poll among citizens, a statement from the cabinet read. He also called on media outlets with polls centres to conduct similar surveys and provide him with their results.

The cabinet had announced that daylight saving time will be implemented starting April 30, citing a law issued last year which entails that daylight saving time begins on the last Thursday of every April and elapses at the start of the holy month of Ramadan.

Source: Aswat Masriya