Two different time zones create confusion in Lebanon simultaneously.

Lhe last-minute decision by the Lebanese government to delay the start of daylight saving time by a month, until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, caused mass confusion on Sunday.

Some institutions applied the change, while others refused, leaving many Lebanese in the position of having to juggle work, business and school schedules in different time zones in the same city.

In some cases, the debate spilled over into religious denominations as many politicians and Christian institutions, including the small country’s largest church, the Maronite Church, rejected the change.

The small Mediterranean country used to advance its clocks by one hour on the last Sunday of March, simultaneously with most European countries.

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