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Djibouti to Intensify Fight Against Poverty, Prime Minister Says

June 22, 2011

June 22 (Bloomberg) -- Djibouti’s government will intensify its fight against poverty, improve governance and implement renewable-energy projects to help spur economic growth, Prime Minister Dileita Mohamed Dileita said.

Dileita spoke in the capital, Djibouti, on June 19 after meeting David Craig, the World Bank’s country representative for Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti, who paid a courtesy call to his office. He didn’t provide further details.

--Editor: Paul Richardson.

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