Djibouti - Japan : Meeting between Djibouti President and Japanese Prime Minister
On the sidelines of the 7th edition of the International Conference on the Development of Africa (TICAD), the President of the Republic, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, met today in Yakohama with the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe. During this meeting, the Djiboutian Head of State and the Japanese Prime Minister discussed relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries as well as ways and means to strengthen them further. (Source ADI)
As part of its participation in the 7th edition of TICAD, President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh is, let us recall, accompanied by a large delegation including representatives of the private sector headed by the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti , Mr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh.
The 7th edition of TICAD, whose theme is "Africa and Yokohama share a vision for the future," brings together many African heads of state and government, as well as investors and economic operators from the continent.
TICAD, created in 1993 by Japan and the UN, is an economic platform that aims to give a new impetus to cooperation between Japan and Africa. Since its launch in October 1993, Japanese companies have been encouraged by their government to set up in Africa.
In an important address at the opening of the 7th edition of the International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, Japan, President Ismail Omar Guelleh praised the success and relevance of this meeting. high level.
"The theme of this 7th edition can not be more appropriate and relevant for a resolutely 21st century Africa looking for solutions to the development challenge it has been facing for decades," said President Guelleh.
"We dare to hope that within this framework, proposals for solutions will come from east and west, south and north, without any constraint or ideological barrier, to finally allow us to achieve this by making a qualitative leap. in the future, especially through the complete digitization of the continent, "continued the head of state.