The government is headed by the prime minister who also heads the council of ministers. The president is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system. The prime minister is appointed by the president.
Politics of Djibouti takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the executive power is exercised by the President and the Government. Legislative power is vested in both the Government and the National Assembly.
Djibouti hosts the only enduring U.S. military presence in Africa at Camp Lemonnier, established by formal agreement in 2003. A bilateral agreement with the Government of Djibouti also provides the United States with access to Djibouti’s port facilities and airport.
The government has emphasized infrastructure development for transportation and energy and Djibouti – with the help of foreign partners, particularly China – has begun to increase and modernize its port capacity.
The Djibouti National Assembly represents the legislative branch of the government of Djibouti. It is a unicameral one and consists of only one functional parliamentary chamber. Consisting of 65 members, the National Assembly of Djibouti reflects the varied ethnic electorate of the east African country.
Facts and statistics about the Government type of Djibouti. Updated as of 2018.
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A virtual guide to Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, a small country on the northeastern coast of Africa to the Red Sea and the Bab-el-Mandeb strait. Djibouti is bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia, and it shares maritime borders with Yemen.
It is unclear whether the Government of Djibouti would allow non-Muslim prospective parents to adopt a child that was born to Muslim biological parents ...
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