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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 |
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

10.08.2020

As of the 5th August 2020, the Public Health Authority has issued a list of countries approved for entry in Seychelles. Only visitors from the following country will be allowed in Seychelles. Note: This list ... | read |
President Danny Faure extends condolences to LebanonPresident Danny Faure extends condolences to Lebanon

06.08.2020

Following the shocking news of the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, President Danny Faure, has extended a message of condolence to H.E. Mr. Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic. “It is with great sadness ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to TanzaniaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Tanzania

06.08.2020

President Danny Faure conveyed his condolences to H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania upon learning of the demise of H.E Mr. Benjamin Mkapa, the third President ... | read |
L’Ambassadeur Guo de la Chine fait un don d’équipements de protection individuelle aux Départment des Affaires EtrangèresL’Ambassadeur Guo de la Chine fait un don d’équipements de protection individuelle aux Départment des Affaires Etrangères

05.08.2020

Une petite cérémonie a réuni ce mercredi après-midi l’Ambassadeur de la République populaire de Chine, son Excellence Mme Wei Guo, le Secrétaire d’Etat chargé des Affaires étrangères et l’Economie Bleue, l’Ambassadeur Barry Faure et le ... | read |
Department of Foreign Affairs conducts last repatriation meetingDepartment of Foreign Affairs conducts last repatriation meeting

31.07.2020

On Thursday 30 July 2020, the Department of Foreign Affairs held its last repatriation meeting, chaired by Secretary of State Faure, in the presence of representatives from Health, Air Seychelles, Immigration and ANHRD. With the ... | read |
Department of Health: Covid-19 – Guidance for Passive SurveillanceDepartment of Health: Covid-19 – Guidance for Passive Surveillance

30.07.2020

Seychellois returning from a country in the permitted list may stay in their own homes under passive surveillance, and must observe additional measures during the first 14 days. During this period, anybody developing an illness ... | read |
Department of Health: Conditions for entry of persons into SeychellesDepartment of Health: Conditions for entry of persons into Seychelles

30.07.2020

These guidelines are in force as of 1st August 2020 and will be reviewed periodically.  As of 1st August 2020 Seychelles International Airport is open for scheduled commercial passenger flights.  Types of flights allowed: Private ... | read |
1st Virtual OACPS Extraordinary Council of Ministers1st Virtual OACPS Extraordinary Council of Ministers

30.07.2020

The Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) met virtually on Tuesday 28 July 2020 for an extraordinary session of the Council of Ministers. The Seychelles delegation as chair of the East African Group ... | read |
Classification of countries approved for entry in SeychellesClassification of countries approved for entry in Seychelles

27.07.2020

Public Health Authority has issued a list of countries approved for entry in Seychelles. Visitors from low & medium risks countries will be allowed to enter Seychelles on commercial flights as of 1st August, 2020, ... | read |
Department of Foreign Affairs receives medical suppliesDepartment of Foreign Affairs receives medical supplies

17.07.2020

The Indian High Commissioner General Dalbir Singh Suhag and the Indian Association of Seychelles have today donated some useful medical items to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). In a short ceremony held at Maison ... | read |
Seychelles receives medical equipment from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)Seychelles receives medical equipment from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

17.07.2020

On 13 July 2020, Seychelles received its third batch of medical equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The consignments received consist of two Biosafety cabinets, which are vitally ... | read |
Vice President Meriton sends message of condolence to South AfricaVice President Meriton sends message of condolence to South Africa

16.07.2020

Vice President (VP) Vincent Meriton, in his capacity as Minister for Foreign Affairs, has sent a message of condolence to H.E Dr. Naledi Pandor, Minister of Internal Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton rend hommage au Secrétaire général sortant de la COI  et souhaite bonne chance au nouveauLe Vice-Président Meriton rend hommage au Secrétaire général sortant de la COI et souhaite bonne chance au nouveau

16.07.2020

Le Vice-Président Vincent Meriton a pris part ce jeudi, en qualité de Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, à la cérémonie de prise de pouvoir du nouveau Secrétaire général de la Commission de l’Océan, Monsieur Vêlayoudom MARIMOUTOU, ... | read |
Le Président Faure réaffirme la solidité des liens franco-seychellois dans un message à la France à l’occasion du 14 juilletLe Président Faure réaffirme la solidité des liens franco-seychellois dans un message à la France à l’occasion du 14 juillet

14.07.2020

Le Président Danny Faure a adressé un message au Président Emmanuel Macron à l’occasion de la fête nationale de la France, le 14 juillet. Dans ce message le Président Faure exprime ses félicitations ainsi que ... | read |
The Department of Foreign Affairs clarifies cancellation of inbound repatriation flightsThe Department of Foreign Affairs clarifies cancellation of inbound repatriation flights

11.07.2020

Following the Department of Foreign Affairs  communique on cancellation of repatriation flights, the Department would like to clarify that the repatriation flights refer to inbound flights only, reiterating that the cancellation of repatriation flights are ... | read |
The Department of Foreign Affairs announces cancellation of repatriation flightsThe Department of Foreign Affairs announces cancellation of repatriation flights

11.07.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to announce that all Air Seychelles scheduled repatriation flights have been postponed with effect from 13th July 2020, until further notice. This decision has been taken in consultation ... | read |
Coronavirus Press Update : Contacts of seafarers tested for COVID-19Coronavirus Press Update : Contacts of seafarers tested for COVID-19

08.07.2020

Tests for COVID-19 are being conducted on people who were identified as contacts to the seafarers who tested positive for the virus. From the group of contacts, 6 Seychellois have preliminary positive results and retesting ... | read |
Coronavirus Press Update : New COVID-19 cases detected on board Spanish fishing vesselCoronavirus Press Update : New COVID-19 cases detected on board Spanish fishing vessel

08.07.2020

10 new positive cases of COVID-19 were detected on board two of the Spanish fishing vessels during a scheduled assessment of the fleet by the Public Health Authority on Sunday 5th July 2020. The assessment ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message to President Donald TrumpPresident Faure sends congratulatory message to President Donald Trump

07.07.2020

To commemorate the Independence Day of the United States of America, dated on the 4th of July, President Danny Faure has conveyed a message of congratulations to H.E Mr. Donald Trump, President of the ... | read |