Chad Public Holidays 2017


 
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Chad bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Chad Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
        Mon New Year Holiday
Apr.    Mon Easter Monday
May     Mon Labour Day
June    Sun Korité / Aid el Fitre (End of Ramadan)
        Mon Korité Holiday
Aug. 11 Fri Independence Day
     12 Sat Independence Day Holiday
Sep.  1 Fri Tabaski / Aid el Kabir (Feast of Sacrifice)
      2 Sat Tabaski Holiday
Nov.  1 Wed All Saints' Day
     28 Tue Republic Day
     30 Thu The Prophet's Birthday (Maouloud-Al-Nebi)
Dec.  1 Fri Freedom and Democracy Day
      2 Sat Freedom and Democracy Day Holiday
     25 Mon Christmas Day
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

10 Aug 2015 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").  04 Jul 2013 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.  12 May 2013 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.  10 Aug 2011 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.  06 Aug 2011 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.  04 May 2011 Chad Declares May 6 Public Holidays (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.  08 Nov 2010 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.  10 Aug 2010 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.  05 Jul 2010 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.  31 Dec 2009 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.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Chad public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Chad International Codes TD and TCD (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .td (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Chad information and news: Bank of Central African States (Chad central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Chad maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Chad), and Wikipedia (includes Chad commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Chad, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Chad, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Chad.

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Religious Holidays : Public holidays in Chad that are based on certain religious calendars may be subject to local variations due to differing interpretations between different religious authorities, or to seemingly arbitrary changes in the date a holiday is celebrated because it conflicts with another holiday that is based on another calendar, or because the day of the holiday is deemed inauspicious (bad luck). To find out more about these uncertainties, see the footnote below, if any, for each specific religion.

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Muslim Holidays : Muslim bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Chad were evaluated using the Umm al-Qura Calendar of Saudi Arabia which is used in Saudi Arabia and in most of the Persian Gulf States. Holidays may occur a day later in countries outside the Gulf region. The sunrises, sunsets, moon phases, moonrises and moonsets used in these calculations are based on the location of Mecca (latitude 21.42°N, longitude, 39.82°E, GMT+3 hours, no summer time rules).


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Chad, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Chad, before planning any trip to Chad. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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