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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 August 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 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.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • 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 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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