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Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Establisment of Diplomatic Relations Between Djibouti and Mauritius

Wed, Dec 14, 2016 Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Notice for the New Djiboutian Biometric passport

Notice for the biometric passports

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 soon . we will post a notice of the date in due time .

Thu, Jun 7, 2018 Thu, Jun 7, 2018

Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf addresses the United Nations General Assembly

Discours Prononcé Par Son Excellence Monsieur Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Ministre des Affaires Etrangeres Et de la Cooperation International Chef de la Delegation Djiboutienne Devant le 72eme session de l'Assemblee Génerale des Nations Unies le Samedi 23 Septembre 2017

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

President Guelleh receives High Level Delegation of the United States House of Representatives

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, received today a high-level delegation of the United States House of Representatives, led by the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Djibouti, Mr. Alexander Hamilton.

In addition to Ms. Ilhan Omar, members of this US House of Representatives delegation received by the President of the Republic included Ms. Codel Bass, Ms. Sheila Jackson Lee, and Ms. Karen Ruth Bass.

Wed, Oct 2, 2019 Wed, Oct 2, 2019

The Council of Ministers of Djibouti adopted a Bill on the Refugee Status in Djibouti... the creations of an Economic Development Board and a Foundation of the Right to Housing

Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti
The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Djibouti adopted a Bill on Refugee Status in Djibouti. This bill aims to strengthen and consolidate the national legal framework regulating the conditions of asylum and refugee status in Djibouti.

The Creation of an “Economic Development Board”

Tue, Sep 6, 2016 Fri, Sep 16, 2016

notice for the New Djiboutian Biometric passport

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 soon . we will post a notice of the date in due time .

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

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.

The requirements to apply for the biometric passport, in person and in Washington, DC will be posted soon on our website at djiboutiembassyus.org. Therefore, the Embassy does not issue, renew or extend the validity of the old passport.

Fri, Apr 6, 2018 Wed, Mar 21, 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
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

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

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

Ligue Arabe: Le sommet de l'espoir

La NationTue, Jul 26, 2016 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The President of The Republic of Djibouti H.E Ismail Omar Guelleh make a speech on the occasion of Djibouti independence.

Nous devons toujours être à la hauteur des défis actuels et à venir », dixit le Président Guelleh

La NationWed, Jun 29, 2022 Wed, Jun 29, 2022

President Guelleh inaugurated , New Corridor Tadjourha -Balho

Ce corridor Nord répond aux préoccupations du gouvernement de faire émerger les pôles des développements régionaux » Ismaïl Omar Guelleh

Nous reproduisons dans ces colonnes l’intégralité de l’important discours prononcé par le président de la République à l’occasion de l’inauguration hier de la route Tadjourah-Balho.

La NationWed, Nov 6, 2019 Fri, Nov 8, 2019

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

Fusillade d’Orlando : Le président Guelleh exprime sa solidarité

Le chef de l’Etat a adressé hier un message de condoléances au président Barack Obama à la suite de la fusillade de la veille dans une discothèque de la ville d’Orlando, en Floride, qui a causé la mort d’une cinquantaine de personnes et fait autant de blessés.

« C’est dans l’effroi et la stupeur que j’ai appris l’attaque terroriste dirigée hier soir contre d’innocents civils», a écrit le Président Guelleh, exprimant sa « solidarité et compassion » à son homologue américain.

La NationMon, Jun 13, 2016 Mon, Jun 13, 2016
IA: Djibouti People Trailer

The Afar: The toughest people on earth?

(CNN) - Living above a magma chamber is not without its hazards, and yet the Afar have done so for generations.

CNNWed, Apr 6, 2016 Wed, Apr 6, 2016

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