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A delegation from DPFZA was present in the Washington Dc to participate at US-Africa Trade Conference in Baltimore.

A delegation from DPFZA was present in Washington dc to participate US- Africa Trade Conference in Baltimore.

They presented  Investment opportunities offered by Djibouti's Ports and Free Zone, and also had a chance to meet with the Department of Commerce and USTDA  (Trade Development Agency ). They  Showed the US companies the important role played by the Djibouti Ports, as a Strategic Hub for International  Trade and Gateway to the East African landlocked countries such as Ethiopia and South Sudan. 

Fri, Feb 21, 2020 Fri, Feb 21, 2020

World Bank Group Executive Directors Visit Djibouti to Discuss Country’s Development Prospects

World Bank Group Executive Directors Visit Djibouti to Discuss Country’s Development Prospects

DJIBOUTI, January 15, 2020 – A delegation of World Bank Group Executive Directors (EDs) has concluded its visit to Djibouti after gaining a comprehensive perspective of the country’s current development status and future opportunities, with its focus on youth and women.

The World BankWed, Jan 15, 2020 Wed, Jan 15, 2020

The official ceremony of the Non-permanent seat of the UNSC has been launch in New York by the Minister of Foreign Affair of Djibouti

Djibouti lance sa campagne officielle pour son élection en tant que membre non permanent du conseil de sécurité des nations unies

La NationTue, Dec 10, 2019 Tue, Dec 10, 2019

On December 5th 2019, Djibouti officially launches its campaign to run for a non permanent seat in the United Nation Security council (UNSC)

On December 5th, 2019, Djibouti officially launches its campaign to run for Non-permanent seat in the United Nation Security council (UNSC)

Mon, Dec 2, 2019 Mon, Dec 2, 2019

President Guelleh inaugurated , New Corridor Tadjourha -Balho

Ce corridor Nord répond aux préoccupations du gouvernement de faire émerger les pôles des développements régionaux » Ismaïl Omar Guelleh

Nous reproduisons dans ces colonnes l’intégralité de l’important discours prononcé par le président de la République à l’occasion de l’inauguration hier de la route Tadjourah-Balho.

La NationWed, Nov 6, 2019 Fri, Nov 8, 2019

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Djibouti

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Djibouti

On September 30, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Djibouti.

Tue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Minister of Finance Ilyas Dawaleh signed Project which will expand quality education for 35,000 children with VP Mena Ferid Belhaj

Minister of Finance Ilyas Dawaleh signed Project which will expand quality education for 35,000 children with VP Mena Ferid Belhaj . Also with the presence of Minister of Budget, Abdoulkarim Aden Cher and Amb Mohamed Siad Douale .

The World BankTue, Oct 29, 2019 Mon, Oct 28, 2019

President Guelleh receives High Level Delegation of the United States House of Representatives

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, received today a high-level delegation of the United States House of Representatives, led by the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Djibouti, Mr. Alexander Hamilton.

In addition to Ms. Ilhan Omar, members of this US House of Representatives delegation received by the President of the Republic included Ms. Codel Bass, Ms. Sheila Jackson Lee, and Ms. Karen Ruth Bass.

Wed, Oct 2, 2019 Wed, Oct 2, 2019

The World bank Economic outlook was published : Djibouti medium-term economic outlook is positive, as the Government’s strategy of positioning the country as a regional trade, logistics, and digital hub gains traction.

Economic Outlook
The medium-term economic outlook is positive, as the Government’s strategy of positioning the country as a regional trade, logistics, and digital hub gains traction. GDP growth is expected to reach 7.0 percent in 2019 before accelerating to 8.0

The World BankThu, Apr 4, 2019 Thu, Apr 4, 2019

Business Executive for National Security (BENS) visited in Djibouti led by The (Ret) General Norton Schwartz.

Une délégation Business Executive for National Security des Etats Unis se trouve actuellement à djibouti conduite par le général à la Retraite Norton Schwartz .Ils ont rendu une visite de courtoisie au Président de l' Assemblee National M. Mohamed Ali Houmed.
Le ministre des affaires étrangères monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf a aussi tenu ce matin une réunion de travail avec la délégation
Les discussions ont porté sur les voies et moyens de consolider la sécurité et promouvoir la prospérité pour les deux pays.

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Business Executive for National Security (BENS) visited in Djibouti led by The (Ret) General Norton Schwartz.

Une délégation de Business Executive for National Security des Etats Unis se trouve actuellement à djibouti conduite par le général à la Retraite Norton Schwartz .Ils ont rendu une visite de courtoisie au Président de l' Assemblee National M. Mohamed Ali Houmed.
Le ministre des affaires étrangères monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf a aussi tenu ce matin une réunion de travail avec la délégation.
Les discussions ont porté sur les voies et moyens de consolider la sécurité et promouvoir la prospérité pour les deux pays.

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

The Rep of Djibouti hosted the 21st Intermodal Africa 2019, it important event for International Trade for logistic and Transport through the Port infrastructure

Djibouti is principal Gateway to East Africa and has a modern, well equipped, and reliable Port infrastructure in the Region.

Le chef de l’Etat préside le lancement des travaux de la 21ième conférence et exposition sur les ports, la logistique et les transports maritimes des pays du continent africain

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Change of Visa validity and fees as of March 1 , 2019

The Embassy of Republic of Djibouti in the United States and Canada wishes to inform all Visa Applicants, the Changes of visa validity and fees as of March 1, 2019, as Shown below

Transit visa ( Single Entry ) 1- 15 days 15 $

Short Stay Visa ( Single Entry ) 1- 90 days 30 $

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Change of Visa validity and fees as of March 1 , 2019

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Djibouti and Ethiopia sign the Pipeline project length the 767 km to export Ethiopian gas via Djibouti port.

Djibouti et l'Ethiopie procèdent à la signature du projet de construction d'un pipeline de 767 km pour l'exportation du gaz éthiopien via les ports de Djibouti

Le ministre djiboutien de l’Energie, chargé des Ressources naturelles, M. Yonis Ali Guedi, et son homologue de la République fédérale d’Ethiopie, Dr Samuel Hurcato, ont procédé aujourd'hui à Addis-Abeba à la signature du projet de construction d'un pipeline de 767 km destiné à l'exportation du gaz éthiopien via les ports de Djibouti.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Fri, Feb 15, 2019 Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Video General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser.
Since the management of the port of Doraleh was withdrawn from the DP world, the Djiboutians took the turn and not the Chinese.

Fri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019
Why are American officials worried about a port in Djibouti?

Ambassador Douale gave an interview to the NewsPapers Washington Post regarding the US government's concern over the Port of Dorale (DCT). He reaffirms that the port is own, control, manage and operate 100% by Djibouti.

Ambassador gave an interview to the NewsPapers Washington Post regarding the US government's concern over the Port of Doraleh (DCT). He reaffirms that the port is own, control, manage and operate 100% by Djibouti
See video links :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6rtRmV-q9s

The Washington PostThu, Dec 20, 2018 Thu, Dec 20, 2018

The President of the Republic receives the head of AFRICOM, General Thomas D. Waldhauser

DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti

Adi.djFri, Dec 7, 2018 Fri, Dec 7, 2018

President of the Republic receives US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

Le président de la République reçoit le Secrétaire d'État adjoint américain aux Affaires africaines 

Adi.djFri, Dec 7, 2018 Fri, Dec 7, 2018

Tiny but Strategic Djibouti Dreams of Becoming East African Powerhouse

A country few Americans have ever heard of — and even fewer have visited — hosts the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa.

The Washington DiplomatWed, Oct 31, 2018 Mon, Nov 5, 2018