Djibouti - Government : 9th Session of the Council of Ministers
The Head of State, Mr. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, presided Monday, September 11, 2018, the work of the 9th Session of the Council of Ministers during which the head of the Djiboutian diplomacy, Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, made a report on the visit of the Eritrean Foreign Minister with his Somali and Ethiopian counterparts to Djibouti to bring a message of peace and to affirm that his country wishes to normalize and calm relations with Djibouti. We reproduce the entire official statement as published by the ADI (Djibouti Information Agency)
"The President of the Republic has welcomed this message of peace, stressing that Djibouti is ready to gradually restore this peace," he said, adding that "this visit begins the beginnings of a dialogue of peace. peace."
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation also made a communication on the DP World case, recalling that the Republic of Djibouti, in accordance with the Order of the President of the Republic of 09 September 2018, decided with immediate effect of nationalize the actions and social rights of PDSA in the company DCT.
"The consequences of the termination of the concession will be directly discussed with the State which is now the only interlocutor of DP World," he said.
Ministry of Agriculture, Water, Fisheries, Livestock and Fish Resources
1) Bill approving the Financial Accounts of ONEAD for Fiscal Year 2016
The provisional accounts of the National Office for Water and Sanitation of Djibouti for the financial year 2016 are arrested in products at the sum of 6.370 billion Djibouti francs with an overall net profit of 155 288 678 FDJ. During this fiscal year, ONEAD invested in rehabilitation and modernization of the drinking water and sanitation network.
These investments made it possible to respond effectively to the growing demand for water from the population. During this fiscal year, the turnover increased thanks to the increase of the products generated by the sale of drinking water.
Presidency of the Republic
2) Draft Decree on the organization and functioning of the National Agency for the Disabled
The purpose of the draft Decree is to define the organizational and operational modalities of the National Agency for the Disabled (ANPH) created by Law No. 015 / AN / 18 / 8th L of 25 June 2018, which must Have a well-performing and consistent organization to effectively respond to the needs of people with disabilities.
Social and professional integration, support for people with disabilities in their struggle for equal rights and opportunities, and health are the main tasks that the National Disability Agency must ensure.
Moreover, to fully respond to its mission of social integration and protection of disabled people, the Agency will work in synergy and in close collaboration with all departments and civil society.
Ministry of the Budget
3) Draft Order allocating two parcels of land for the benefit of the Ministry of the Interior
It is allocated for the benefit of the Ministry of the Interior two parcels of land of 12,000 m² each located in Balbala. These plots are intended one to ONARS and the other to the Executive Secretariat of Risk Management and Disasters, for the establishment of administrative offices and sheds.
4) Draft Order allocating a parcel of land for the benefit of the State Secretariat for Youth and Sports
The purpose of the proposed By-law is to extend a 10,000-square-meter plot of land in Balbala for the benefit of the State Secretariat for Youth and Sports to establish an area games.
5) Draft Order to Assign a Parcel of Land for Profit to CCECC
The purpose of the proposed By-law is to allocate a parcel of land located in the Boulaos Zone and covering an area of 15,000 m² for the benefit of Société CCECC, for the implementation of an investment project.
6) Draft Order Transferring Partially a Parcel of Land Located in the Subdivision Port Area
The purpose of the proposed By-law is to transfer a 14,000 m² parcel of land to Silk Road International Bank (SRIB) located at the subdivision of the Port Zone. This parcel destined for the establishment of the Headquarters of SRIB represents the share of participation of the State of Djibouti in the construction of the capital of the bank.
7) Draft Order to Assign a Parcel of Land to the Ministry of Muslim Affairs, Culture and Wakfs Property
The present draft Order concerns the allocation of a plot of land of 822 m² located in Barwako II, for the benefit of the Ministry of Muslim Affairs, Culture and Wakfs Property, for the implementation of of a mosque.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Spokesperson of the Government
8) Draft Decree appointing a Plenipotentiary Ambassador
Dr. Idris Abdou Ali is appointed Ambassador Plenipotentiary accredited to FAO and IFAD, with residency in Djibouti.
Ministry of Labor in charge of the Reform of the Administration
9) Draft Decree confirming the Director General of Djibouti International Airport
Mr. Mohamed Youssouf Charmake is confirmed Director General of Djibouti International Airport.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made a report on the official visit of the President of the Republic to Beijing on September 2, 2018. He also reported on the participation of the President of the Republic in the 3rd Summit of the Forum on Sino-African Cooperation, held in Beijing from 03 to 04 September 2018.
The flagship announcements of the 3rd China-Africa Forum are the provision of $ 60 billion for development in Africa, the rescheduling of Chinese debt for some and outright cancellation for others.
He also reported on the visit of the Eritrean Foreign Minister, accompanied by his Somali and Ethiopian counterparts in Djibouti, to bring a message of peace and to affirm that his country wishes to normalize and calm relations with Djibouti.
The President of the Republic welcomed this message of peace, emphasizing that Djibouti is ready to gradually restore this peace. This visit initiates the beginnings of a dialogue of peace.
The Minister also made a communication on the case DP World and indicated that the Republic of Djibouti, in accordance with the Ordinance of the President of the Republic of 09 September 2018, decided with immediate effect to nationalize the actions and social rights of PDSA in the company DCT. As a result, the consequences of the termination of the concession, will be directly discussed with the State which is now the only interlocutor of DP World.
The Minister of Housing, Urban Planning and the Environment reported on his participation in the 6th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Panafrican Agency of the Great Green Wall held on 30 June 2018 in Nouakchott.
The Minister of National Education and Vocational Training has made a communication on the preparation of the new school year characterized by the wearing of uniform in primary schools for this year.
At the end of the meeting, the President of the Republic, Prime Minister Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, expressed to the members of the government and to all the population his best wishes for happiness, health and prosperity for the New Year Muslim.