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Ambassador Douale made a presentation in ATLANTA for Djibouti progress over the past 40 years

Djibouti May Be Small but Its Opportunities for Development Punch Above Its Weight

During his visit to Atlanta in mid-June, Mohamed Siad Douale, the Republic of Djibouti’s ambassador to the U.S., traced for Global Atlanta his country’s progress over the past 40 years recalling its point of departure when it became independent from France in 1977.

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

L’Ambassadeur a participé au déjeuner offert par l’Administrateur du groupe africaine de la Banque Mondiale, M. Sikieh en l’honneur de la délégation djiboutienne

16 mars 2016 - L’Administrateur du Groupe Africain de la Banque Mondiale, M. Mohamed Sikieh Kayad a organisé un déjeuner de travail pour la délégation djiboutienne durant la Réunion de Printemps de la FMI et de la Banque mondiale dont laquelle notre Ambassadeur était présent.

Wed, Mar 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.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018

The President of the Republic decreed two days of National Mourning following the death of the Emir of Kuwait .

The President of the Republic decreed two days of National mourning following the death of the Emir of Kuwait , Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah.

Thu, Oct 1, 2020

The 2nd National Agricultural Show was launched in Djibouti this week .

The 2nd National Agricultural Show was launched in Djibouti this week

Mon, Mar 21, 2022 Mon, Mar 21, 2022

Djibouti is among the 20 fastest-growing African economies in 2024, with a projected growth rate of 6.2%​.

Djibouti is among the 20 fastest-growing African economies in 2024, with a projected growth rate of 6.2%​.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 18, 2024/APO Group/ -- Report forecasts stronger growth for Africa in 2024, outpacing projected global average; Continent is second-fastest-growing region after Asia.
Africa will account for eleven of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies in 2024, the African Development Bank Group said in its latest Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook (MEO) of the continent released on Friday.

Wed, Feb 21, 2024 Wed, Feb 21, 2024

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

High-level Meeting on Somalia on the Sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by

His Excellency

Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Head of the Djibouti Delegation

During the

High Level Meeting on Somalia

Thursday September 21, 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

L’Ambassadeur Douale a rencontré l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar

18 avril 2016 - Son Excellence monsieur Mohamed Siad Douale a rendu une visite de courtoisie à l’Ambassadeur de l’Etat du Qatar accrédité à Washington, DC.

Mon, Apr 18, 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

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Mohamed Douale addresses the 2018 High school graduates at Rochambeau French International School in Washington, D.C.

Je vous exhorte donc à aborder l'avenir avec la certitude confiante qu'il n'y a pas de défis que l'on ne puisse surmonter ! Qu'il n'y a pas de problème qu'on ne puisse résoudre. Vous avez le talent, la créativité et l'énergie nécessaire. Je vous encourage à toujours user avec maximum des opportunités qu'offre le système universitaire pour continuer à apprendre, à acquérir les outils pour aborder le monde professionnel de demain.

Mon, Jun 11, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 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

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
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

President Guelleh inaugurate Djibouti's new international free zone, the largest in Africa

Djibouti on Thursday launched the first phase of Africa's biggest free-trade zone, seeking to capitalise on its strategic position on one of the world's busiest trade routes.

At a ceremony in the capital, President Ismael Omar Guelleh hailed the scheme as the culmination of infrastructure projects "boosting Djibouti's place in international trade and commerce".

Agence France-PresseThu, Jul 5, 2018 Thu, Jul 5, 2018

President Ismail O Guelleh took part in the works of the 2nd Edition of the US-Africa Business summit in Washington DC on Dec 13-15 ,2022.

President Ismail O Guelleh took part in the works of the 2nd Edition of the US-Africa business summit in Washington DC on Dec 13-15 ,2022.

Le Président de la République, Son Excellence Ismail Omar Guelleh, a pris part aux travaux du sommet Etats-Unis-Afrique qui, s’est déroulé à Washington du 13 au 15 Décembre 2022.

La NationMon, Dec 19, 2022 Mon, Dec 19, 2022