|First Lady of Djibouti|
Kadra Mahamoud Haid
since May 8, 1999
|Inaugural holder||Aicha Bogoreh|
|Formation||June 27, 1977|
|Member State of the Arab League|
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The First Lady of Djibouti is the spouse of the president of Djibouti. The present first lady is Kadra Mahamoud Haid, wife of President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh. Guelleh assumed office on 8 May 1999.
Haid holds considerable influence in Djiboutian national politics. According to Africa Intelligence magazine, Kadra Mahamoud Haid serves as Djibouti's de facto vice president within her husband's government.
|Name||Portrait||Term began||Term ended||President of Djibouti||Notes|
|Aicha Bogoreh||June 27, 1977||May 8, 1999||Hassan Gouled Aptidon||Bogoreh focused on women's rights during her tenure as the country's inaugural first lady. She died in 2001 after leaving office.|
|Kadra Mahamoud Haid||May 8, 1999||Incumbent||Ismaïl Omar Guelleh||Haid "acts as a sort of vice president," according to observers.|