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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Chad public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of May 2021, and covering calendar year 2021 Chad public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Chad public holidays news and updates.

2021 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • May
  • 12
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  • Chad Public Holiday May 13

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's new Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de l’Emploi et de la Concertation Sociale, Brah Mahamat, has issued a communiqué declaring Thursday, May 13, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Chad Public Holiday May 1st

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Adoum Forteye Amadou, has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday, May 1st, 2021, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Chad Labour Day public holiday ("La journée du samedi 1er mai 2021, fête du travail, est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée pour les travailleurs du secteur public et privé sur l’ensemble du territoire national.").
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Chad Funeral Public Holiday April 23

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The president of Chad's Military Council of Transition, Mahamat Idriss Déby, has issued the Decree 002 which declares tomorrow, Friday, April 23, 2021, as a public holiday in Chad to coincide with the funeral of president Idriss Déby Itno.
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2020

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Chad Public Holiday December 25 Only

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique, du Travail et du Dialogue Social, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has announced that Friday, December 25, 2020, had been declared a public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Christmas Day holiday ("La journée de vendredi 25 décembre 2020 est déclarée fériée et chômée sur l'ensemble du territoire national pour les travailleurs du secteur privé et public, à l'occasion de la fête de Noël").
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Chad Public Holiday December 1st

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Tuesday, December 1st, 2020, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Freedom and Democracy Day public holiday of the Chad ("Le mardi 1er décembre 2020 est férié, chômé et payé sur l'ensemble du territoire national").
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Chad Public Holiday November 28 Only

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique, du Travail et du Dialogue Social, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday, November 28, 2020, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Republic Day public holiday of the Chad ("la journée de samedi 28 novembre 2020 est déclaré fériée et chômée sur tout le territoire").
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  • Oct
  • 28
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  • Chad Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday October 29

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Earlier today, Chad's ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, issued a communiqué declaring Thursday, October 29, 2020, a the date of the upcoming Chad public holiday for the Prophet's Birthday ("à l'occasion de la fête de Maoulid An-nabi et conformément à la liste des jours fériés et chômés, la journée de jeudi 29 octobre 2020 est déclarée fériée et chômée sur l'ensemble du territoire national").
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Chad Rules-Out August 12 Public Holiday

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et du Dialogue social, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Tuesday, August 11, 2020, as the date of the upcoming Independence Day public holiday of Chad ("La journée du mardi 11 août 2020, fête nationale, est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire national").
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  • May
  • 23
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  • Chad Aïd El-Fitr Public Holidays May 24 Only

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et du Dialogue social, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Sunday, May 24, 2020, as the date of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday in Chad ("porte à la connaissance des travailleuses et travailleurs des secteurs public et privé qu'à l'occasion de la célébration de la fête de l'Aïd El-Fitr, la journée du 24 mai est déclarée fériée et chômée").
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2019

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Chad Public Holidays December 1-2

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's ministre de la fonction publique, du travail et du dialogue social, Ali Mboudou Mboudoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Sunday and Monday, December 1 and 2, 2019, as public holidays in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Freedom and Democracy Day public holiday of the Chad falling on a Sunday in 2019 ("les journées du 1er et 2 décembre sont déclarées fériées, chômées et payées").
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  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Chad Public Holiday November 28

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique, du Travail et du Dialogue Social, Ali Mboudou Mboudoumi, has issued a communiqué declaring Thursday, November 28, 2019, a as public holiday in the Chad, on account of the upcoming Republic Day public holiday of the Chad ("la journée de ce jeudi 28 novembre 2019 est déclarée fériée et chômée sur l'ensemble du territoire national").
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Chad Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday November 9

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday, November 9, 2019, a the public holiday in the Chad, on account of the Prophet's Birthday ("le samedi 9 novembre est déclaré férié et chômé sur l’ensemble du territoire national").
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Chad Independence Day Public Holiday Moved To August 12

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has issued a communiqué declaring Monday, August 12, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Independence Day nationwide non-working public holiday in Chad ("déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire nationale"), instead of the usual date of August 11.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Chad Gazettes March 8 Public Holiday

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's President, Idriss Déby, had finally signed a decree implementing his earlier promise that International Women's Day, on March 8, would henceforth be an annual non-working public holiday in Chad.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Chad Public Holiday November 1

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's ministre de la Fonction publique, du Dialogue social et du Travail, Ali Mbodou Mbodoumi, has announced that Thursday, November 1st, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Chad.
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  • Mar
  • 30
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  • Chad Adds March 8 Public Holiday

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's President, Idriss Déby, has announced that International Women's Day, on March 8, would henceforth be an annual non-working public holiday in Chad.
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2015

  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Chad August 12 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail has issued a communiqué declaring Tuesday, August 11, 2015, as the date of the 55ème Anniversaire de l'indépendance, and a nationwide non-working public holiday in Chad ("déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire nationale"), but has stressed that Wednesday, August 12, 2015, would not be an additional non-working public holiday in Chad ("La journée du 12 août est déclarée ouvrable").
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2013

  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Chad Public Holiday July 5

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The government of Chad has declared Friday, July 5, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Chad ("jour chômé et payé") to mark the arrest and inculpation of former president of Chad, Hissène Habré.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Chad Public Holiday May 13

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The spokesperson for the government of Chad, Hassan Syla Bakari, has announced President Idriss Deby Itno had declared Monday, May 13, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday.
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2011

  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Chad Restores August 11 Public Holiday

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The President of Chad, Idriss Déby Itno, on a recommendation of his Ministre de la Fonction Publique et du Travail, has issued a decree restoring the August 11 annual non-working public holiday in Chad, which had been replaced briefly by an annual non-working public holiday in Chad on January 11.
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Chad Public Holiday August 8

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The government of Chad has announced that Monday, August 8, 2011, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Chad on account of that day's presidential inauguration.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Chad Declares May 6 Public Holiday

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The government of Chad has announced that Friday, May 6, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday on account of that day's 3 regional by-elections.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Chad Declares January 11-12 Public Holidays

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - Chad's Comité National des Festivités du Cinquantenaire (CONACE) has announced that as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Chad's independence, both Tuesday and Wednesday, January 11 and 12, 2011, had been declared public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Chad January 11 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The Chad Council of Ministers' recent announcement that the upcoming, August 11, 2010, National Day public holiday would be postponed by 6 months and would be observed on January 11, 2011, instead, has finally, in extremis, been gazetted.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Chad August 11 Public Holiday Postponed

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - In its meeting of last Thursday, Chad's Conseil des Ministres has announced that the upcoming, August 11, 2010, National Day public holiday had been postponed by 6 months and would be observed on January 11, 2011, instead.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Chad Public Holidays August 11-12

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The President of Chad, Idriss Déby Itno, on a recommendation of his Prime Minister, Youssouf Saleh Abbas, has decreed that the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Independence of Chad annual, August 11, non-working public holiday in Chad, would be extended to a second non-working public holiday in Chad, on Thursday, August 12, 2010.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Chad Declares Victory Public Holiday

    AFP (Ndjamena) - Chad's President, Idriss Deby Itno, has announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, would be a national public holiday to celebrate the government's recent victory over Sudanese-based rebels.
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2007

  • Feb
  • 25
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  • Chad Mourns Prime Minister

    Reuters - Chad's President Idriss Deby declared seven days of national mourning late on Friday after the central African country's prime minister died from a brain hemorrhage in a Paris hospital.
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1997

  • Jul
  • 4
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  • Chad Amends Public Holidays Legislation

    Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena) - The Ministre de la Fonction Publique, du Travail, de la Promotion de l'Emploi et de la Modernisation of the government of Chad has issued the "Décret 97-413 1997-09-30 PR/MFPT" which overhauls the list of annual non-working public holidays in Chad.
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See also: Chad bank holidays and public holidays for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.

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