Day 17

SEPTEMBER | 2022

Djibouti

PRAYER FOR THIS COUNTRY

The visit of the Djibouti Minister to Cairo at the head of a delegation of businessmen represents an important step towards strengthening trade relations between the two countries. The meeting discussed ways to develop joint economic and trade relations between the two countries. The opportunity increases Egyptian exports to Djibouti by meeting needs of Djiboutian market of agricultural crops and food products. In order to support the joint efforts, an Egyptian logistic zone in Djibouti will be established. President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi previously directed the government to overcome all challenges that hinder trade exchange between the two countries. Pray for the economic growth and infrastructure in Djibouti. Pray for distressed people without life sustaining needs to rely on God and find new sources of help (The Bible, Psalm 18:6).

Source:

https://dailynewsegypt.com/2022/08/02/egypt-djibouti-discuss-developing-trade-exchange-joint-investments/

MORE ABOUT THIS COUNTRY

Ismail Omar Guelleh is the President and the Prime minister is Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed. The Republic of Djibouti lies between Eritrea and Somalia, bordering the Gulf of Aden. Djibouti gained independence in 1977 and functioned as an authoritarian one-party state until the president stepped aside in 1999 and balanced the nation’s two main ethnic groups, the Issa of Somali origin and the Afar of Ethiopian origin. Djibouti is predominantly a Muslim nation.

CHIEF OF STATE
President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
HEAD OF GOV.
PM Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
POPULATION
828,000
CHRISTIANS
1.8%
EVANGLICAL CHRISTIANS
0.1%
DOMINANT RELIGION
Sunni Islam
PERSECUTION RANKING
Not Ranked
REFUGEES
24,362
LIFE EXPECTANCY
62.79 yrs
LITERACY RATE
70%
POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE
18.8%