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President of DPFZA, Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority give an interview to Africa Magazine and said ``We have a global ambition``

President of DPFZA, Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority give an interviews in the African Magazine
and said « We have a global ambition. »

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between Addis Ababa and Somaliland on January 1st, granting Ethiopia 'autonomous' access to the sea, is reshaping strategic dynamics in an already delicate region. Aboubaker Omar Hadi delves into the competitiveness and medium-term aspirations of Djibouti's port infrastructure.

Mon, Jan 29, 2024 Mon, Jan 29, 2024

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

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

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

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

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 Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África

The Governor of the Central Bank gave an interview to the financial newspaper Banker África, in which he spoke of the strategic priorities of the development of the Central Bank and the roles of regional Gateway to East Africa he said ``Due to its geographic location, Djibouti is naturally positioned to serve as a gateway for East Africa to the world, particularly Asia and Europe. Djibouti’s development strategy already includes a broad platform of services and logistics to exploit its natural advantage.

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

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

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

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

H.E Amb Douale participated a White House Iftar Dinner organize by President Trump

H.E Amb Douale participated a White House Iftar Dinner organize by President Trump

Mon, Jun 11, 2018 Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Notice to Biometric Passport Applicants

Notice for the application process for the new Djiboutian biometric passport

Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Statement read by President Ismail Omar Guelleh at the Leaders Summit on Refugees in New York on 20 September 2016

Statement of H.E ISMAÏL OMAR GUELLEH
President of the Republic of Djibouti

Summit on Refugees

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Praise with God that peace and blessing are on the Prophet, his family and his companions!

Mr. President,
Excellencies, Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon,

Tue, Sep 20, 2016 Sat, Sep 24, 2016

NOTICE TO BIOMETRIC PASSPORT APPLICANTS

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

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

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
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

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 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

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