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U.S.-Djiboutian Relationship Strong and Strengthening, Mattis Says

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 —

The meeting between Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh yesterday went to the heart of the U.S. relationship with the African nation, the secretary said, describing it as strong and strengthening.

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África, in which he spoke of the strategic priorities of the development of the Central Bank and the roles of regional Gateway to East Africa he said ``Due to its geographic location, Djibouti is naturally positioned to serve as a gateway for East Africa to the world, particularly Asia and Europe. Djibouti’s development strategy already includes a broad platform of services and logistics to exploit its natural advantage.

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Briefing Meeting with the University student in Djibouti Embassy

On March 30th 2017, the Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti hosted a delegation of students from Mercer University in Georgia and their faculty advisor Dr. Eimad Houry. The students are representing the Republic of Djibouti for this year's National University Model Arab League Conference. The event will be held at Georgetown University Conference Center March 31st -April 2nd 2017.

Mon, Apr 3, 2017

Djiboutian military delegation visits USS carrier George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)

A Djiboutian military delegation is visiting USS carrier George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)

L'ambassade des États-Unis d’Amérique à Djibouti avait convié lundi dernier une délégation d'officiers militaires djiboutiens à une visite à bord de l'USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77), porte-avions polyvalent américain à propulsion nucléaire.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Thu, Mar 23, 2017 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Djibouti and Tajikistan establish diplomatic relations

Djibouti and Tajikistan establish diplomatic relations

La République de Djibouti et la République du Tadjikistan viennent d’établir des relations diplomatiques au niveau des ambassadeurs.

Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General of Canada

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.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Mr. Abdallah Omar had meeting in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs of the USTR

The Economic Counselor Mr. Abdallah Omar Absieh had meeting on Wednesday 15th February 2017 in the Embassy with Mr. Aysa Miller Director for African Affairs Office of the Us Trade Representative.
The discussion has generally focused on improving the business climate and how to facilitate the investment of US companies in Djibouti and in particular to increase trade flows between the two countries. Mr Miller pledged to work with Djibouti to help attract US investments in the priority area such as energy, infrastructure and Tourism.

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

A team of the World Bank are in Djibouti to find the solution of the slums

Vers la fin des bidonvilles…

Une délégation de la Banque mondiale a engagé des discussions avec les autorités djiboutiennes autour du nouveau projet intégré de résorption des bidonvilles. Hier, le ministre de l’Economie et des Finances a présidé une réunion à laquelle ont participé tous ses collègues concernés par la politique de la ville.

La NationThu, Jan 26, 2017 Thu, Jan 26, 2017

Ambassador Douale and his wife attended the inauguration ceremony of the new US President Donald Trump

Ambassador Douale and his wife attended the inauguration ceremony of new US President of the United States Donald Trump JAN 20 2017 at Capital HILL .

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Djibouti: IMF expects growth of 7% in 2017

In 2016 Djibouti’s economy has seen high growth on the back of a public spending campaign involving several major projects aimed at improving logistical and energy capacity.

The country’s medium-term outlook is favourable, with public and private investments expected to spur further economic development, according to the World Bank. The IMF agreed, predicting GDP growth would remain steady this year at 6.5%, rising to 7% in 2017.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

"Rail and sea have always been the two breasts of our Republic," says President Guelleh

"Le rail et la mer ont toujours été les deux mamelles nourricières de notre République", déclare le président Guelleh

Aujourd’hui à Nagad, au cours de la cérémonie historique d’inauguration de la nouvelle ligne de chemin de fer qui reliera en sept heures Djibouti à la capitale éthiopienne, le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismail Omar Guelleh a prononcé un discours remarquable dans lequel il a exprimé sa fierté d’avoir pu mener à bien avec ses partenaires éthiopiens ce grand projet.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Tue, Jan 10, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Le Premier ministre décore le vice-président du SFI de la médaille d’Officier de l’Ordre National du 27 juin

Le Premier ministre décore le vice-président de la Société financière internationale (SFI) de la médaille d’Officier de l’Ordre National du 27 juin /
Le Premier ministre, M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, a élevé ce dimanche au rang d’officier dans l’Ordre national du 27 juin le vice-président de la Société financière internationale (SFI) du groupe de la Banque mondiale, M. Mohamed Ibrahim Gouled.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Sun, Jan 8, 2017 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

The second conference of ambassadors took place in Djibouti

The second conference of ambassadors took place in Djibouti 18- 23 December 2016 and it was an opportunity for our diplomats to meet the President of the Republic in order to acquire the strategic priorities of Djibouti focused at strengthening our international relations as well as economic development

Thu, Dec 29, 2016 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Wed, Dec 14, 2016 Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Starting January 1 ,2017 Working hours of Djibouti Administration will be from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday to Thursday

Le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismail Omar Guelleh, a présidé ce mardi les travaux de la 21ème séance du Conseil des ministres au cours de laquelle l’exécutif djiboutien a entériné la décision de réaménager les horaires de travail dans l’administration publique.

A cet effet, les horaires de travail seront désormais de 08h00 à 17h00 pendant cinq jours par semaine à partir de janvier 2017.

Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Djibouti seeks public and private solutions to social housing shortfall

Government authorities are looking to partnerships and new programmes in a bid to address Djibouti’s affordable housing deficit.

In mid-September President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh announced a social housing plan that will provide 20,000 units, funded by grants from multiple donors, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco and China.

While the total value of the programme has yet to be disclosed, the completed housing units are expected to cost tenants between DJF15,000 ($84.40) and DJF40,000 ($225) per month, according to press reports.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016

L’ Ambassadeur Douale a reçu M. Éric Mottu Chef de Mission du FMI en charge de la République de Djibouti.

En effet, le Chef de Mission a remercié l’Ambassadeur pour son accueil et sa disponibilité malgré son emploi de temps chargé. Il a ensuite expliqué la récente publication du rapport du FMI concernant la consultation 2015 au titre de l'article IV sur l'économie djiboutienne qui est généralement dans la perspective économique favorable sur les années à venir grâce l'essor des investissements. Selon la prévision macro-économique, la croissance du PIB est estimée à 6,5% en 2016 similaire qu’en 2015, avec une prévision de 7% sur la période de 2017-2016.

Mon, Nov 14, 2016 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ELECTED PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

L’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rencontré M. Paul Romer Vice -Président et Chef Economiste de la Banque Mondiale

L'Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rencontré M. Paul Romer Vice- Président et Chef Economiste de la Banque Mondiale récemment nommé dans ce poste dans le bureau de l'Administrateur Mohamed Sikieh.

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

PRESIDENT ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH SENDS HIS WARM CONGRATULATIONS TO PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 Thu, Nov 10, 2016