The current Prime Minister of Djibouti is His Excellency Dileita Mohamed Dileita. He succeeded to the post in 2001. The Djibouti Prime Minister belongs to the Afar tribe of Djibouti.
The Prime Minister of Djibouti is usually appointed by the President, from the party gaining majority of votes in elections. The present Djibouti Prime Minister, Dileita Mohamed Dileita is an active member of the People's Rally for Progress or PRP. The PRP party governs the Republic of Djibouti with co-operation from the Front for Restoration of Unity and Democracy or FRUD. The Front for Restoration of Unity and Democracy broadly represents the political hopes and aspirations of the Afar tribe who are the natives of the east African country.
The first Prime Minister of Djibouti was Hassan Gouled Aptidon. He administered the post for a few months in 1977. He was succeeded by Ahmed Dini Ahmed. Ahmed Dini Ahmed was the Prime Minister of Djibouti for one year from 1977 to 1978. Abdallah Mohamed Kamil took over the post on
5th February 1978. He continued until the 2nd of October 1978. Abdallah Mohamed Abdallah was succeeded by Barkat Gourad Hamadou. Dileita Mohamed Dileita was elected to the post on the 7th of March in 2001. He is continuing his term as the Prime Minister of Djibouti.