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Ambassador Douale met with Dr. Shannon Smith

February 1, 2016 - Ahead of the Binational Forum meeting, Ambassador Douale had a productive and interactive meeting with Dr. Shannon Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa, Sudan, and South Sudan at the Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Mon, Feb 1, 2016

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

Ambassador Mohamed S. Douale’s response to Reuters’ article and subsequent news articles on Djibouti’s termination of DP World contract

The Government of Djibouti wishes to correct certain errors in your report of March 6, 2018, concerning its recent termination of a port management contract with DP World, a Dubai company.

Djibouti exercised its contractual right to terminate the contract due to the failure of DP World to honor its contractual commitments. Djibouti’s actions were a lawful and reasonable exercise of its contractual and sovereign rights.

Fri, Mar 9, 2018

Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presents Letters of Credence to the Governor General of Canada

On Mars 2nd, 2017, Ambassador Mohamed Siad Douale presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Bio-metric passport

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Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Fri, Apr 6, 2018

Briefing Meeting with the University student in Djibouti Embassy

On March 30th 2017, the Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti hosted a delegation of students from Mercer University in Georgia and their faculty advisor Dr. Eimad Houry. The students are representing the Republic of Djibouti for this year's National University Model Arab League Conference. The event will be held at Georgetown University Conference Center March 31st -April 2nd 2017.

Mon, Apr 3, 2017

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

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

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

Thu, Feb 28, 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

Commercial operations under way on Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

Commercial operations under way on Djibouti-Ethiopia railway

The 750-km electric railway, which runs from Addis Ababa to Dire Dawa in Ethiopia and on to Djibouti city, began operating on November 8, following the successful conclusion of test runs in May.

Long in the offing, the rail link is expected to reduce freight and passenger carry times from several days to just 10 hours.

Oxford Business GroupMon, Nov 27, 2017 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Cyclone Sagar has caused heavy rains and flash flood in Djibouti .Many people have been affected ,Djibouti government working hard to assist those affected

Présidence de la République
Service Presse
Djibouti, le 20 mai 2018

Le Président de la République suit avec beaucoup d’attention les effets du cyclone Sagar dans notre pays.

Le Président de la République, Son Excellence Ismail Omar Guelleh, suit avec beaucoup d’attention la situation de fortes pluies accompagnées parfois de vents violents que connait notre pays ces 48 dernières heures.

Mon, May 21, 2018 Mon, May 21, 2018

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

Djibouti / USA: President Ismail Omar Guelleh was the patron of a signing ceremony for several contracts worth $25 Million held at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

The contracts were awarded to four large Djiboutian companies through ‘Djibouti First’, a program designed to give priority to local businesses.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Sun, Nov 5, 2017 Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Djibouti a U.S. partner, Washington Time Write by H.E amb Douale

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Fri, Apr 13, 2018 Fri, Apr 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Djibouti ends DPW s Contract to run Doraleh Terminal Container.Djibouti has made strenuous efforts to negotiate in good faith.To no avail!

Thu, Feb 22, 2018