Dr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh

President, Djibouti Chamber of Commerce

Currently President of the Djibouti Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh is one of Djibouti’s leading business figures.

After earning a degree in International Business in 1998, Dr. Dawaleh founded his first company, specialised in the import-export of food products. Subsequently he took over management of the large fish market of Boulaos and started to export seafood to the countries in the region. Multilingual, he enjoys contact with people and meets many other significant challenges including the establishment of the Dawaleh General Construction Company.

From 1993 to 2003 he was Associate Member in the General Assembly of the Djibouti Chamber of Commerce (CCD) during the presidency of the late Said Ali Coubèche. At that time, Mr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh was a staunch advocate for the private sector in the National Assembly as Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, and then Chairman of that same committee.

A man of conviction and action, Mr. Youssouf Moussa Dawaleh, President of the Consular Institution since December 2013, aims to use his best endeavours to further the interests of the private sector and contribute to the country’s economic development through the Djibouti Chamber of Commerce.


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