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Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed

Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed (Arabic: عبد القادر كميل محمد‎; born 1 July 1951 in Souali, Djibouti) is a Djiboutian politician who has been Prime Minister of Djibouti since 2013. A longtime member of the ruling People's Rally for Progress, he previously served as Minister of Agriculture from 2005 to 2011 and as Minister of Defense from 2011 to 2013.

Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed
عبد القادر كميل محمد
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6th Prime Minister of Djibouti
Assumed office
1 April 2013
PresidentIsmaïl Omar Guelleh
Preceded byDileita Mohamed Dileita
Personal details
Born (1951-07-01) 1 July 1951 (age 68)
Souali, French Somaliland (now Djibouti)
Political partyPeople's Rally for Progress
Alma materUniversity of Limoges

Personal lifeEdit

Mohamed was born in 1951 in Souali, situated in the northern Obock region of present-day Djibouti.[1]

He studied at the University of Limoges in France, where he earned a degree in technical sciences, with a specialization in water management and the environment.[1]



In a professional capacity, Mohamed began his career with Djibouti's water authority, which later became the ONED. He worked there first as interim Director General from 1978 to 1979, and then as Director General from 1983 to 2005.[1]

In 1981, Mohamed joined the People's Rally for Progress (RPP) party. He gradually climbed the political association's ranks, until he was eventually elected as RPP Vice-President in September 2012. He was later appointed President of the Union for a Presidential Majority (UMP) in November 2012.[1]

From May 2005 to May 2011, Mohamed served in the government of Djibouti as Minister of Agriculture. He was subsequently named Minister of Defense in May 2011.[2]

Mohamed also acted as Deputy of the National Assembly. He was re-elected to the post on 22 February 2013, following a UMP parliamentary victory.[1]

Prime MinisterEdit

On 1 March 2013, Mohamed was appointed as Prime Minister of Djibouti. Replacing the long-serving Dileita Mohamed Dileita, he took office on 1 April.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "M. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, grand commis de l'Etat et nouveau Premier ministre djiboutien". Adjib. Archived from the original on 2014-01-01. Retrieved 1 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Mr. Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed nommé aujourd’hui premier ministre par le président de la république de Djibouti"[permanent dead link], RTD, 31 March 2013 (in French).
Political offices
Preceded by
Dileita Mohamed Dileita
Prime Minister of Djibouti