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Djibouti a U.S. partner, Washington Time Write by H.E amb Douale

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Djibouti firmly opposes the threats and falsehoods asserted by DP World.

Press Release
Djibouti firmly opposes the threats and falsehoods asserted by DP World.
Following the release by DP World of press releases regarding the Doraleh port facilities, the Republic of Djibouti wishes to provide the following clarifications.

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Djibouti City Acclaimed As The New World Capital Of Culture And Tourism

April 13, 2018 – H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade has publicly signed the official decision naming DJIBOUTI as WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM on April 10, 2018, in the presence of the diplomatic corps accredited to the global tourism institutions: European Council on Tourism and Trade and European Tourism Academy.

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

DJIBOUTI — Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny African nation that is quickly becoming a strategic military and shipping outpost for the world.

Not far away, a massive U.S. flag waved over transport planes parked in front of America’s only permanent military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier, home to about 4,000 personnel.

The Washington PostMon, Apr 9, 2018 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh has been named member of European Tourism Academy in recognition of his visionary leadership

REPORTS FROM EUROPEAN TOURISM ACADEMY CEREMONY

Tue, Mar 27, 2018 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

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Fri, Apr 6, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Bio-metric passport

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Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

President Guelleh Renewed Commitment to improve the business environment in Djibouti

Le Président Guelleh dirige une importante réunion dédiée à l’accentuation des efforts au développement de notre pays.
Le président de la République, Son Excellence Ismail Omar Guelleh, a conduit aujourd’hui, lundi, dans l’après-midi, au Palais Présidentiel, les travaux d’une importante réunion dédiée à l’accentuation des efforts au développement de notre pays.

Mon, Apr 2, 2018

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

The Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform Djibouti nationals living in the United States and Canada that the Embassy will begin accepting application forms for new Djiboutian biometric passports, starting June 4, 2018.

The requirements to apply for the biometric passport, in person and in Washington, DC will be posted soon on our website at djiboutiembassyus.org. Therefore, the Embassy does not issue, renew or extend the validity of the old passport.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA

African Union member states signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement bringing together 55 countries – more than 1.2 billion people – and a combined GDP of more than $3 trillion.

African UnionWed, Mar 21, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

US Secretary of State's Visit to Djibouti

The President of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh received at the Presidential Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his first visit to Djibouti on March 9, 2018. Mr. Tillerson and his delegation had a working meeting with Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and also a joint Press conference.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Mar 9, 2018 Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Ambassador Mohamed S. Douale’s response to Reuters’ article and subsequent news articles on Djibouti’s termination of DP World contract

The Government of Djibouti wishes to correct certain errors in your report of March 6, 2018, concerning its recent termination of a port management contract with DP World, a Dubai company.

Djibouti exercised its contractual right to terminate the contract due to the failure of DP World to honor its contractual commitments. Djibouti’s actions were a lawful and reasonable exercise of its contractual and sovereign rights.

Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil launch the work of a four-day workshop to promote tourism in Djibouti

Le Premier ministre, M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, a présidé hier au Palais du Peuple le lancement des travaux d’un atelier de quatre jours visant à promouvoir le tourisme à Djibouti.

Wed, Mar 7, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018

Djibouti is pleased to host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit on March 9, 2018 as part of a regional tour in Africa. His visit is to further enhance the bilateral relations between the two countries. This is the second high-level visit following US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis last year. This is testament to the excellent relations that exist between Djibouti and the United States.

Djibouti remains a true, loyal and reliable partner to the United States.

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

President Guelleh Receives the Credential Letters of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti H.E. Larry André

Ambassador Larry André Letter of Credentials Speech

Good morning, Assalaamu aleykum
Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Djibouti,

It is an immense honor to present to you a letter from President Donald J. Trump containing my credentials to serve as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Djibouti.

U.S. Embassy in DjiboutiTue, Feb 20, 2018 Wed, Feb 21, 2018