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"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

Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s letter of condolence for the October 25 attack on Djiboutian Armed Forces in Beledweyene, Somalia

Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken’s letter of condolence for the October 25 attack on Djiboutian Armed Forces
in Beledweyene, Somalia

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 Fri, Nov 4, 2016

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

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

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

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

U.S. Group "Black Rhino" Signs Important Energy Agreement with Djibouti Minister of Energy

30/08/2016 - Djibouti- Black Rhino : Signature d'un protocole d'accord marquant le lancement de la première phase du projet de construction d’un pipeline de 550 km entre Djibouti et l’Ethiopie

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Tue, Aug 30, 2016 Tue, Aug 30, 2016

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 will make a presentation in Atlanta next week

Atlanta Prepares for an Ambassador Influx Starting June 12

While it’s more coincidental than official, the week of June 12 is shaping up to be an impromptu ambassadors’ week in Atlanta, with top diplomats from four countries dropping in on the city.

It all starts that Monday with Canadian Ambassador David McNaughton, who will be hosted by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta for a discussion on NAFTA modernization and Canada’s trade ties with the U.S.

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Ambassador Douale gave an interview to the digital Journal The Cipher Brief

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis made a trip to Djibouti in April in a show of friendship with the small East African country, at a time when other nations are also bolstering relations with Djibouti. China, for example, is building its first overseas military base there, just a few miles from Camp Lemonnier, the U.S. military’s primary base in the Horn of Africa. The Cipher Brief’s Kaitlin Lavinder asked H.E. Mohamed Siad Doualeh, Djibouti’s Ambassador to the United States, about the strength of relations with the U.S. and top security threats that the U.S.

Tue, May 30, 2017 Tue, May 30, 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

Ambassador Douale met with Dr. Shannon Smith

February 1, 2016 - Ahead of the Binational Forum meeting, Ambassador Douale had a productive and interactive meeting with Dr. Shannon Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa, Sudan, and South Sudan at the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Mon, Feb 1, 2016

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

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

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Djibouti February 7-9

February 5, 2016 - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to Djibouti to lead the U.S. delegation to the second annual U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Feb 5, 2016 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

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

Djibouti condemns North Korea's nuclear test done September 9, 2016. This nuclear test is a direct threat to the International Security.

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

Djibouti, le 10 Septembre 2016

Tue, Sep 13, 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

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

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

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