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President Danny Faure pays tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister, congratulates new Prime MinisterPresident Danny Faure pays tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister, congratulates new Prime Minister

24.09.2020

On Tuesday 22 September 2020, President Danny Faure sent a message of appreciation to the outgoing Prime Minister of Japan, H.E Mr. Abe Shinzo, and a congratulatory message to the incoming Prime Minister of ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

24.09.2020

Updated list of permitted countries from which visitors can travel to Seychelles. This update takes effect from Thursday 1st October 2020. Australia Germany New Zealand Thailand Austria Iceland Norway Vietnam Cambodia Ireland Pakistan   Canada ... | read |
President Danny Faure delivers statement on the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN)President Danny Faure delivers statement on the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN)

22.09.2020

On Monday 21 September 2020, President Danny Faure joined other world leaders in delivering a statement virtually, at the UN High Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. “One thing the ... | read |
Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks)  Regulations, 2020Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks) Regulations, 2020

21.09.2020

S.I.    of 2020 PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2015 (Act 13 of 2015) Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks) Regulations, 2020   In exercise of the powers conferred by section 26 read ... | read |
Two new COVID-19 cases detected in SeychellesTwo new COVID-19 cases detected in Seychelles

21.09.2020

The Public Health Authority has announced the detection of two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday 18th September 2020. The two visitors who are UK nationals living in UAE, arrived in the country on Monday ... | read |
Seychelles joins the e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Project (e-VBAB)Seychelles joins the e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Project (e-VBAB)

17.09.2020

On the 2nd of September 2020, Ambassador Selby Pillay, High Commissioner of Seychelles accredited to India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd for the e-VidyaBharti (e-education) and e-ArogyaBharti (tele-medicine) Project (e-VBAB) ... | read |
Public Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on PraslinPublic Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on Praslin

14.09.2020

Further investigation is being conducted following detection of a positive COVID-19 case on Praslin today. The 57 year old, who has no history of travel outside of the country presented with symptoms and was admitted ... | read |
Health officials follow up new COVID-19 positive case, urges adherence to health guidelinesHealth officials follow up new COVID-19 positive case, urges adherence to health guidelines

14.09.2020

Health officials have mobilised to conduct further assessment following detection of a positive COVID-19 case today Friday 11th September 2020. The 24 year old visitor who travelled from Dubai arrived in Seychelles on 4th September ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

14.09.2020

Updated list of permitted countries from which visitors can travel to Seychelles. This update takes effect from Monday 14th September 2020. Notable changes from the list are; Egypt, Pakistan, Sweden and Vietnam have been added, ... | read |
Press CommuniquéPress Communiqué

08.09.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs makes reference to the United States (US) Department of Defense Annual Report to the US Congress published on September 2, 2020.  The report which addresses the US’ perspective on ... | read |
Public Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in SeychellesPublic Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in Seychelles

08.09.2020

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – changes to current list are effective from Monday 31 August 2020. Austria Iceland Portugal Cambodia Ireland Qatar Canada Italy Singapore China Latvia Slovakia ... | read |
Health Authorities respond to new COVID-19 caseHealth Authorities respond to new COVID-19 case

07.09.2020

A 43 year old visitor was last night admitted to the Isolation and Treatment Centre in Perseverance after testing positive for COVID-19. The new positive case was detected by the Public Health Authority after routine ... | read |
Russian Ambassador holds reception on the occasion of the appointment of new Seychelles Honorary Consul in RussiaRussian Ambassador holds reception on the occasion of the appointment of new Seychelles Honorary Consul in Russia

04.09.2020

On Wednesday, 2 September 2020, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Seychelles, H.E Mr. Artyom Kozhin, held a reception at the Hilton Labriz Gastrolounge, Belombre, on the occasion of the appointment of Seychelles ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to IndiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to India

01.09.2020

Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles has conveyed a message of condolence to H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of the Republic of India upon hearing of the recent demise of ... | read |
La COI remet un  premier lot d’équipements aux Seychelles dans le cadre de son plan de riposte au Covid 19La COI remet un premier lot d’équipements aux Seychelles dans le cadre de son plan de riposte au Covid 19

27.08.2020

Une cérémonie officielle de remise d’équipements s’est tenue le 27 août 2020 au Ministère de la Santé, à Victoria.  C’est l’Officier Permanent de Liaison des Seychelles auprès de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI), ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

21.08.2020

The Department of Health reviews the COVID-19 situation (transmission levels, trends, public health capacity, etc.) in various countries on a regular basis, to update a list of permitted countries from which individuals can travel ... | read |
H.E Vincent Meriton, Vice President and Minister for Foreign Affairs, represents Seychelles at the 40th SADC Summit of Heads of State and GovernmentH.E Vincent Meriton, Vice President and Minister for Foreign Affairs, represents Seychelles at the 40th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government

17.08.2020

The Vice President stood in for President Danny Faure at the SADC Summit meeting, which is being conducted virtually for the first time due to travel restrictions currently in place to mitigate the spread of ... | read |
La COI affrète un vol spécial pour acheminer du matériel et des équipements contre la Covid-19 aux SeychellesLa COI affrète un vol spécial pour acheminer du matériel et des équipements contre la Covid-19 aux Seychelles

15.08.2020

Le Health Care Agency (HCA) recevra de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) un premier lot d’équipements et de matériels médicaux pour renforcer les capacités nationales de réponse face à la Covid-19. Un vol spécial ... | read |
Public Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in SeychellesPublic Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in Seychelles

14.08.2020

The Public Health Authority has issued an updated list of countries from which visitors are approved entry in Seychelles, effective on Monday 17th August 2020. Austria Ireland Slovakia Canada Italy Slovenia China Latvia South Korea Cyprus ... | read |
President Faure sends message of solidarity to MauritiusPresident Faure sends message of solidarity to Mauritius

11.08.2020

To show solidarity towards the government and people of Mauritius, President Danny Faure sent a message of support to H.E Mr. Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius after hearing of the ... | read |