The Chadian President's funeral will be held in Ndjamena before his burial in his native region in the far east, the presidency says.
In the aftermath of the death of President Idriss Deby Itno, his 37-year-old son has quickly emerged as the desert state's new strongman.
The army has suspended the government, the Constitution and Parliament.
With news of the death of newly re-elected veteran leader Idriss Deby Itno on Tuesday, we look back on the key events of his 30 years at the helm...
Army says Idriss Deby died Tuesday of injuries while fighting rebels in the north of the Sahel country.