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Year 2015 marked a growth of 6.5% for Djibouti’s National Budget

Budget de l’Etat : L’exercice 2015 marqué par une croissance de 6,5%

Rentré dimanche d’un voyage aux Etats-Unis, le chef de l’Etat, M. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a présidé hier au palais de la République la 15e séance du conseil des ministres. Le principal sujet à l’ordre du jour était un projet de Loi de finances portant règlement définitif du Budget de l’Etat pour l’exercice 2015. Les comptes définitifs de l’Etat pour cet exercice-là ont donc été arrêtés en dépenses et en recettes à 120 milliards de nos francs.

La NationWed, Sep 28, 2016 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

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

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

Workshop on Trafficking in human beings opens in Djibouti

26/09/2016 - Inauguration ce lundi au Palais du peuple d’un atelier de sensibilisation sur la traite des êtres humains

Le Palais du peuple a abrité aujourd’hui la cérémonie de lancement d’un atelier de sensibilisation sur la traite des êtres humains.

Cet atelier dont les travaux vont se prolonger jusqu’à demain est organisé par le ministère de la Justice et des Affaires pénitentiaires, chargé de Droits de l’Homme.

Agence Djiboutienne d'Information (ADI)Mon, Sep 26, 2016 Mon, Sep 26, 2016

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

US delegation attended the inaugural ceremony for President Ismail Omar Guelleh

A high-level delegation led by Ambassador Bruce Warthon attended the inaugural ceremony of President Guelleh on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Sun, May 8, 2016

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

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

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

U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of Cooperation

March 2, 2015 - On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White House meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President Guelleh.

U.S. Department of StateMon, Mar 2, 2015 Mon, Mar 2, 2015

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

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

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

Tiny but Strategic Djibouti Dreams of Becoming East African Powerhouse

A country few Americans have ever heard of — and even fewer have visited — hosts the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa.

The Washington DiplomatWed, Oct 31, 2018 Mon, Nov 5, 2018

TheThird Ministerial Meeting of the Djibouti-American Bi-National Forum Held in Washington

Djibouti/Etats-Unis : Tenue à Washington de la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain

Présidée conjointement par le ministre djiboutien des Affaires étrangères, M. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, et le sous-secrétaire d'Etat chargé des Affaires politiques, M. Thomas Shannon, la 3ème réunion ministérielle du forum binational djibouto-américain s’est tenue hier à Washington, aux Etats-Unis.

Fri, May 19, 2017

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

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

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

The official ceremony of the Non-permanent seat of the UNSC has been launch in New York by the Minister of Foreign Affair of Djibouti

Djibouti lance sa campagne officielle pour son élection en tant que membre non permanent du conseil de sécurité des nations unies

La NationTue, Dec 10, 2019 Tue, Dec 10, 2019

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