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The 6th Bi-National Forum Between Djibouti and the US

6th annual U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum

U.S. Department of StateTue, Mar 1, 2022 Fri, Mar 4, 2022

The Secretary of State Michael Pompeo send best wish for the Muslim communities in United States and around the World for celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan

On behalf of the American people, I extend my best wishes to Muslim communities in the United States and around the world as they mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of introspection, service, and compassion. In the United States, under normal circumstances, many mosques, homes, and community centers welcome friends and neighbors of different faiths to unite under one roof, echoing our shared American values of inclusion and charity.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Apr 27, 2020 Mon, Apr 27, 2020

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

Secretary of State John Kerry's remarks on Djiboutian National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of Djibouti on the anniversary of your independence on June 27...

U.S. Department of StateMon, Jun 27, 2016 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Secretary Kerry Travel to Colombo, Nairobi, Mogadishu, Djibouti, Riyadh and Paris

April 27, 2015 - ...The Secretary will travel to Djibouti, Djibouti, on May 5, where he will meet high-level leaders to discuss our bilateral cooperation and their support to evacuation efforts from Yemen. He will engage with Djiboutian youth and religious leaders on a range of issues. The Secretary will also visit with U.S. military personnel at Camp Lemonnier. This is the first time that a sitting Secretary of State will visit Djibouti.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Apr 27, 2015 Mon, Apr 27, 2015

US Secretary of State's Visit to Djibouti

The President of the Republic of Djibouti, H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh received at the Presidential Palace US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his first visit to Djibouti on March 9, 2018. Mr. Tillerson and his delegation had a working meeting with Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, Minister of Foreign Affairs and also a joint Press conference.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Mar 9, 2018 Wed, Mar 14, 2018

U.S. Department of State Press Statement on Djibouti Presidential Elections

April 12, 2021 - The United States looks forward to working with the government of President Ismail Omar Guelleh and the people of Djibouti to advance our common interests following Djibouti’s presidential election on April 9.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Apr 12, 2021 Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Déclaration du président Biden à l’occasion du ramadan

La Maison-Blanche
Le 1er avril 2022

Jill et moi adressons nos meilleurs vœux aux communautés musulmanes des États-Unis et du monde entier à l’occasion du début du mois béni du ramadan.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Apr 1, 2022 Mon, Apr 4, 2022

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE'S MESSAGE FOR DJIBOUTI NATIONAL DAY

On behalf of President Trump and people of the United States, I wish the people and government of Djibouti a happy national day as you celebrate the 41st anniversary of your independence on June 27.

Our peoples and governments have long benefited from our partnership, which contributes to the peace, development, and growth in Djibouti and the region. We look forward to our partnership continuing to advance the peace and prosperity of our peoples.

U.S. Department of StateWed, Jun 27, 2018 Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Statement by President Biden Marking the Occasion of Ramadan

Statement by President Biden Marking the Occasion of Ramadan

Jill and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan.

The White HouseMon, Apr 4, 2022 Mon, Apr 4, 2022

Remarks by President Obama and President Guelleh of Djibouti before Bilateral Meeting

May 05, 2014 - PRESIDENT OBAMA: I want to welcome President Guelleh and his delegation here today. I had an opportunity to visit Djibouti when I was a senator, before I was elected President, and saw firsthand the importance of U.S. cooperation with Djibouti.

The White HouseMon, May 5, 2014 Mon, May 5, 2014

U.S. National Security Advisor Visit to Djibouti

March 9, 2014 - Ambassador Rice met with senior leaders and U.S. troops from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) at Camp Lemonnier to discuss CJTF operations in the region.

Embassy of the United States in DjiboutiSun, Mar 9, 2014 Sun, Mar 9, 2014

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

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

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

World Bank to provide US$43 Million in Concessional Financing to Djibouti for 2016-17 to Create Jobs, Support Incomes, and Improve Services for the Poor

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016—The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors endorsed today an updated strategy to help Djibouti address vulnerability and improve service delivery.

The World BankTue, May 31, 2016 Tue, May 31, 2016

Doing Business 2019: Djibouti Jumps 55 Ranks

DJIBOUTI, October 31, 2018 – Djibouti saw a rise of 55 ranks in the World Bank World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business global rankings. This was announced in the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform, released today. This year, Djibouti cleared the top 100 economies, sitting at 99th globally. Last year, the report ranked Djibouti at 154.

The World BankWed, Oct 31, 2018 Mon, Nov 5, 2018

AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA

African Union member states signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement bringing together 55 countries – more than 1.2 billion people – and a combined GDP of more than $3 trillion.

African UnionWed, Mar 21, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 2018

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union appoints General Osman Nour Soubagleh of the Republic of Djibouti as Commander of the AMISOM Force

Addis Ababa, 31 May 2016 : The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, appointed General Osman Nour Soubagleh as Commander of the AMISOM Force. General Soubagleh will henceforth take command of the military component of AMISOM to replace Lieutenant-General Jonathan Rono of Kenya. The appointment of General Soubagleh comes at a crucial time for the operations in Somalia. General Soubagleh will thus participate in the meeting on the Revision of the Concept of Operations of AMISOM scheduled to take place from 7 to 17 June 2016 in Addis Ababa and Nairobi... Read more...

African UnionTue, May 31, 2016 Tue, May 31, 2016

Meeting between His Excellency President Ismail Omar Guelleh and US Senator Mr. Martin Heinrich

31/08/2016 - Le Président Ismail Omar Guelleh reçoit le Sénateur américain Martin Heinrich

Le Président Ismail Omar Guelleh a reçu en fin de matinée de ce mercredi au palais de la République, M. Martin Heinrich, Sénateur américain qui est par ailleurs membre du Comité du Service Armée du Sénat.

Le Chef de l’Etat et M. Heinrich se sont entretenus pendant plusieurs dizaines de minutes. Les discussions ont porté sur des questions de la plus haute importance relatives à la sécurité et à la coopération militaire.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Wed, Aug 31, 2016 Wed, Aug 31, 2016