Enhancing Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region

EASF Day Djibouti

 ministersEASF conducted an Open Day in Djibouti on 11th October 2015.

The one-day event was graced by the Minister for Defence of the Republic of Djibouti, General Zakaria Cheick Ibrahim.

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 In his opening remarks, Gen Ibrahim thanked the participants for responding to the invitation in large numbers.   He emphasized that the Eastern Africa Standby Force is a perfect solution for African problems and a mechanism which has the capability to reinforce peace and security for rapid deployment for protection of the population, which is a humanitarian action for peace.  He thanked EASF Member States for their political support that has assisted a long way  to concretize the force.

The Event was conducted as part of the efforts to create awareness of EASF and increase visibility in the region and beyond. Participants included Senior Government officials from the Republic of Djibouti, representatives from various Departments of the Ministry of Defence, Djibouti,  Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Media houses and University students.


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