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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
TIA&TW -  Amb. Mohamed Siad Doualeh (Republic of Djibouti)

Ambassador douale gave an interview toPBS News Dennis Wholey

Ambassador to the United States, Mohamed Siad Douale gave an interview to the Dennis Wholey Their conversation explores the unique mix of cultures and strategic locations of the Republic of Djibouti who host large American base in Africa (Camp Lemonier )

Thu, Oct 19, 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

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

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

Press Release on the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of IGAD held in Juba South Sudan on July 23 and 24 2017

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

(07/24/2017) La 28ème session extraordinaire du Conseil des Ministres de l'IGAD s’est tenue les 23 et 24 juillet 2017 à Juba, capitale de la République du Soudan du Sud. La République de Djibouti a été représentée par son Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale, Porte-Parole du Gouvernement, Monsieur Mahmoud Ali Youssouf.

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

L’Ambassadeur a rencontré au Département d’Etat, l’Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs’ Linda Thomas-Greenfield

15 avril 2016 - S.E.M l'Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rencontré le 15 Avril madame Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.

Fri, Apr 15, 2016

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

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.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

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

Notice for the New Djiboutian Biometric passport

Notice for the biometric passports

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 soon . we will post a notice of the date in due time .

Thu, Jun 7, 2018 Thu, Jun 7, 2018

L 'ambassadeur Douale a rencontre H.E Mull Sebujja katende ,le nouvel ambassadeur de l Ouganda aux Etats-Unis

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré H.E. Mull Sebujja Katende, le nouvel ambassadeur de l’Ouganda aux Etats-Unis.

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

The Council of Ministers of Djibouti adopted a Bill on the Refugee Status in Djibouti... the creations of an Economic Development Board and a Foundation of the Right to Housing

Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Djibouti adopted a Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti. This bill aims to strengthen and consolidate the national legal framework regulating the conditions of asylum and refugee status in Djibouti.

The Creation of an “Economic Development Board”

Tue, Sep 6, 2016 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

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

L’Ambassadeur Douale rencontre Dr Sarah Sewall

14 mars 2016 - L’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale rencontre Dr Sarah Sewall, Sous-secrétaire d’Etat aux affaires Civiles, la Démocratie et les Droits de l’Homme.

Mon, Mar 14, 2016

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

Today Ambassador Douale sent a condolence letter on behalf of the people of Djibouti to the family of the late Muhammad Ali

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Thu, Jun 9, 2016

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye

18 mars 2016 - L’Ambassadeur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Administrateur et Représentant des Pays du Groupe Afrique II auprès du Fonds Monétaire International ‘FMI’, M. Ngueto Tiraina Yambaye, dont la République de Djibouti fait partie des pays que l’Administrateur couvre.

Fri, Mar 18, 2016

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

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Press release :Djibouti does not recognize The arbitral award rendered by LCIA (London International Arbitral Court )

Fri, Aug 3, 2018 Fri, Aug 3, 2018