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Due of the Covid-19 ,The Embassy of Djibouti in the United States will suspend the issuance of Ordinary visas Until further notice .Diplomatic and Official visas will be processed.


NOTICE

Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19, The Government of Djibouti announced the suspension of the all passenger flight to and from the Republic of Djibouti, effective since March 18, 2020. Consequently, the Embassy of Djibouti will suspend the issuance of Ordinary Visas Until further Notice. Diplomatic and Official visas will be processed.

Sat, Mar 21, 2020 Sat, Mar 21, 2020

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

Djibouti: IMF expects growth of 7% in 2017

In 2016 Djibouti’s economy has seen high growth on the back of a public spending campaign involving several major projects aimed at improving logistical and energy capacity.

The country’s medium-term outlook is favourable, with public and private investments expected to spur further economic development, according to the World Bank. The IMF agreed, predicting GDP growth would remain steady this year at 6.5%, rising to 7% in 2017.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Djibouti/DP World : Djibouti rejette la décision du tribunal d’arbitrage international de Londres

"La République de Djibouti n’accepte pas cette sentence qui consiste à qualifier d’illégale la loi d’un Etat souverain", déclare l’exécutif djiboutien en réaction à la décision rendue publique hier par la Cour d’arbitrage internationale de Londres

La République de Djibouti n’accepte pas cette sentence qui consiste à qualifier d’illégale la loi d’un Etat souverain".

Adi.djWed, Apr 4, 2018 Wed, Aug 8, 2018

Djibouti seeks public and private solutions to social housing shortfall

Government authorities are looking to partnerships and new programmes in a bid to address Djibouti’s affordable housing deficit.

In mid-September President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh announced a social housing plan that will provide 20,000 units, funded by grants from multiple donors, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco and China.

While the total value of the programme has yet to be disclosed, the completed housing units are expected to cost tenants between DJF15,000 ($84.40) and DJF40,000 ($225) per month, according to press reports.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016

Djibouti rejette la décision du tribunal d’arbitrage international de Londres

"La République de Djibouti n’accepte pas cette sentence qui consiste à qualifier d’illégale la loi d’un Etat souverain", déclare l’exécutif djiboutien en réaction à la décision rendue publique hier par la Cour d’arbitrage internationale de Londres

La République de Djibouti n’accepte pas cette sentence qui consiste à qualifier d’illégale la loi d’un Etat souverain".

Adi.djWed, Apr 4, 2018 Sat, Aug 4, 2018
Video General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser

Djibouti Government manages more efficiently the Dorale Port better than the DP World Management, says General Thomas Waldhauser.
Since the management of the port of Doraleh was withdrawn from the DP world, the Djiboutians took the turn and not the Chinese.

Fri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

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

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

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

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

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

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

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

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

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

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