Djibouti - Diplomacy : Djibouti ambassadors posted abroad visited the country’s economic infrastructure
Heads of Djiboutian chancelleries stationed abroad, participating in the work of the 3rd conference of ambassadors which ended Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at the Institute of Diplomatic Studies (IED), had visited the port polyvalent de Doraleh (DMP) and the new international free zone of Djibouti located at KP 23. (Source ADI)
Accompanied by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Mohamed Ali Hassan, they were received, in the large meeting room of the DMP, by the President of the Authority of Ports and Free Zones, Mr. Aboubaker Omar Hadi, the managing director of the Port of Djibouti Société Anonyme (PDSA), Mr. Saad Omar Guelleh, and that of the port DMP Wahib Daher Aden.
On the spot, Djiboutian diplomats were able to immerse themselves in the ins and outs of major port, rail, airport and tourist projects currently underway in Djibouti.
In the conference room of the DMP, representatives of the Djiboutian diplomacy abroad and their escort listened attentively to a presentation of the port, rail, airport, tourist and free trade zones of our country, made by the President of the Ports and Free Zones Authority and his close associates.
Mr. Aboubaker Omar Hadi emphasized the advantages of the coastline of our country compared to those of our neighbors. "The fact that there is a long coastline in the countries of East Africa, has created the largest number of landlocked countries on the continent.On 17 landlocked countries of the continent, there are 10 that are in our region and our government has invested heavily in ports and rail and road links to connect these countries in the region enclaves that are without a seafront, he said.
The APZFD President told the diplomats that the 21st multimodal conference was being held in Djibouti. And he urged them to facilitate visas for the various delegations.
"We are organizing for the first time in Djibouti a big conference (the 21st Multimodal Conference) which will take place from March 19 to 21. So we are expecting up to 550 delegates who will come mainly from America, Europe, Asia and especially China, Japan, South Korea, India ... etc ", he concluded.