Source:Agence Tchadienne de Presse (N’Djamena)
Posted: Monday, November 30, 2020
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 Deocracy Day public holiday of the Chad ("Le mardi 1er décembre 2020 est férié, chômé et payé sur l'ensemble du territoire national").
The aforementioned announcement goes on to state that "La journée du mercredi 2 décembre 2020 est ouvrable" to quash any hope that a second public holiday would be declared on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.
Note that the same statement was issued last year ("La journée du vendredi 29 novembre 2019 est ouvrable") to quash any hope that a bridge public holiday would be declared on Friday, November 29, 2019, to link the 2019 Republic Day public holiday with the subsequent weekend (2019-11-26), and yet, a few days later (2019-11-29), the very same Ministre Ali Mboudou Mboudoumi 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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