On Mars 2nd, 2017, Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.
During the credentialing ceremony at Rideau Hall, the Governor General highlighted the friendly relations that exist between République of Djibouti and Canada. He noted that Djibouti and Canada today partner in a number of ways to benefit our peoples economically and socially. he said ‘’Ambassador Douale, your public service and diplomatic expertise will be a great asset as you discover Canada. Your dedication to safety and security, as well as to human rights, is greatly admired in the international community. Though you will not call Canada home, I hope that you take every opportunity to travel across this nation to learn about what makes this place so special, and what makes us ideal partners.
Though our relations are modest, Djibouti and Canada are working together in a number of ways to benefit our peoples economically and socially. Your country continues to be a partner for Canada in Africa on international security, as well as on humanitarian and migration issues. We have also collaborated in multilateral fora, most notably in La Francophonie’’.
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