Delegation from Ports of Djibouti visit Japan

From the July 3rd to 7th, a high-level delegation from the Ports of Djibouti, led by the General Director, Mr. Saad Omar Guelleh visited the 3 largest Japanese shipping companies (MOL, K-Line and NYK). The General Director of the new Port of Tadjourah, Mr. Mahamad Obakar Houmad and two heads of the Department of Market [...]

By |2017/07/10|Categories: News|

DJIBOUTI and the WORLD – Japan Edition #3 is out now

Djibouti on the 27th June celebrated its 40th Anniversary of Independence and almost equal years of bilateral relations with Japan. The number of the high-level Japanese representatives, members of the public and private sector as well, was proof of the strong bilateral ties that exist between both countries. The latest edition of the DJIBOUTI and [...]

By |2017/07/04|Categories: News|

Djibouti at 40

The Republic of Djibouti yesterday celebrated 40 years of independence at the Hotel Okura Tokyo. H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali presented the opening speech talking about the country's journey so far and how much Japan has grown to understand and work with Djibouti in furthering and bettering the existing bilateral ties. Several diplomats, ambassadors, and [...]

By |2017/06/28|Categories: News|

Inauguration of modern multipurpose port

The president of the Republic, H.E. Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, oversaw the inauguration of the “Doraleh Multipurpose Port” on May 24, 2017. The commissioning of this multipurpose port will create more jobs, multiply related of related activities and other factors of social development. The President of the Republic, H.E. Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh preceded the [...]

By |2017/06/28|Categories: News|

Djibouti all for Francophonie

The Ambassador of the Republic of Djibouti to Japan, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Araita Ali, on Wednesday the 14th paid a visit to L'Institut Francais, Japan during which he answered several questions about his country, Francophonie and relations with Japan. The key word used was "discovery" as he talked about the strong ties existing between Japan [...]

By |2017/06/16|Categories: News|

Africa Day 2017 at Sophia University

The Djibouti Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Araita Ahmed Ali gave a speech at the Africa Week held at Sofia University on May 25th on behalf of the East African countries, showcasing the region's strengths economical, energy culture and tourism.

By |2017/05/26|Categories: News|

Mr. Takei talks of the bilateral relations between Djibouti and Japan

Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Shunsuke Takei paid his first visit to Djibouti on May 6th, 2017. During the stay, he met with Mr. Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to talk about the security to be firmly strengthened in the region with the support of Japanese Self-Defense [...]

By |2017/05/10|Categories: News|

Official visit of the Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense in Djibouti

From left to right: H.E. Mr. Araita Ahmed Ali, Djibouti Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Mr. Arai Tatsuo, Japanese Ambassador to Djibouti, Mr. Hiroyuki Miyazawa, Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense of Japan and H.E. Mr. Ali Hassan Bahdon, Minister of Defense. From the 4-5th of May, the Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense of Japan, Mr. Hiroyuki [...]

By |2017/05/06|Categories: News|

Djibouti and Singapore agree to increase cooperation

A new era of cooperation between Djibouti and Singapore has emerged following a three-day Djibouti ministerial visit to Singapore from April 23rd to 28th, 2017. Djibouti’s Minister of Investment in the Office of the President, H.E. Mr. Ali Guelleh Aboubaker, headed a delegation of high-ranking officials to promote investment opportunities and closer bilateral relations. Djibouti’s [...]

By |2017/05/01|Categories: News|


The Arab Japan Day 2017 celebrations, which took place at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo on 4 April 2017, were enhanced by the presence of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was the guest of honour at the closing ceremony. This annual event brought together more than 400 people, including the Governor of the Tokyo Metropolitan [...]

By |2017/04/05|Categories: News|