Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority statement about Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT)

Following recent information on the situation of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) operated by DP World, our embassy would like to share with you the official statement of the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority released on February 23th, 2018. [READ THE STATEMENT]

By |2018/02/23|Categories: News|

Minamisōma expresses gratitude to the Government and people of Djibouti

Karate training session with the team from Minamisoma at the Kanano Dojo. A delegation from the municipality of Minamisōma, Fukushima in the northeast of Japan visited Djibouti from the 11-14th of February 2018. H.E. Mr. Hassan Mohamed Kamil with Mr. Yukio Sato, director general of the Department of Civic Life. The team was led [...]

By |2018/02/15|Categories: News|

Vice-Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto’s courtesy visit to Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali with Vice-Admiral Kajimoto. On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, the new Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), Vice Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali at the Djibouti Embassy in Japan. Ambassador Araita started off [...]

By |2018/02/08|Categories: News|

Meeting between Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali and H.E. Dr. Nabil Shaath

S.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali with H.E. Dr. Nabil Shaath. The Ambassador Ahmed Araita Ali met the Advisor to the Palestinian Authority President for External Affairs and International Relations, H.E. Dr. Nabil Shaath on Friday 2nd February 2018 at the Imperial Hotel.

By |2018/02/02|Categories: News|

Approval of a bill to increase women’s quota to 25% in the National Assembly

Meeting in plenary, the Parliament of Djibouti approved Thursday, January 11, 2018 a bill to increase to 25% the quota of women in the National Assembly. The law was initially debated at the Parliamentary Committee in charge of Legislation and General Administration. The government a week before then ratified the decision to increase the rate [...]

By |2018/01/16|Categories: News|

Courtesy visit of the new resident representative of JICA in Djibouti to H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali with Mr. Toru Togawa and two members of the JICA Africa department. On Thursday, December 21, 2017, the new resident representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Djibouti, Mr. Togawa Toru paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali at the Embassy of Djibouti in Japan. [...]

By |2017/12/25|Categories: News|

Djibouti—IMF Chief Christine Lagarde wants to boost inclusive growth

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde is greeted by Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh at the Presidency on December 18, 2017 in Djibouti. Earlier this week, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde paid a visit to Djibouti to introduce her views on the positive impact of technologies on inclusive growth. After meeting with [...]

By |2017/12/19|Categories: News|

Working visit to the Filipino Coast Guard

Work meeting between both parties. The Djibouti Coast Guard Commander, Colonel Wais Omar Bogoreh, accompanied by the Counselor of the Djibouti Embassy in Japan, Ismael Youssouf Hersi, paid a working visit to the Coast Guard of the Republic of the Philippines in Manila from December 10th to 13th in response to an invitation from the [...]

By |2017/12/15|Categories: News|

Delegation Visit to the North of Djibouti

The delegation with the Prefect of Obock. A delegation led by Mr. Yano Tetsuro, former Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister and current President of AFRECO (Association of African Economy and Development), visited the Obock region in the north of the country on December 3rd, 2017 and the Tadjourah a day before the opening of the Regional [...]

By |2017/12/05|Categories: News|

The Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti commemorates 110 years of existence

December 3rd, 2017 marked the 110th anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti and the first day of the 5-day International Forum gathering almost 1,000 attendees and more than 400 companies from all over the world showing their interest in Djibouti. The biggest delegation came from Japan with over 46 companies from various sectors.

By |2017/12/04|Categories: News|