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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism confirms resignation of Ambassador Barry FaureMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism confirms resignation of Ambassador Barry Faure

21.11.2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism would like to confirm that the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure has officially tendered his resignation, effective December 1, 2020. Ambassador Faure’s last official ... | read |
President Ramkalawan pledged Seychelles’ commitment to boost bilateral ties with all countriesPresident Ramkalawan pledged Seychelles’ commitment to boost bilateral ties with all countries

20.11.2020

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan held his first meeting with resident Diplomatic Corps at State House today. Alongside the President was the Vice-President, Mr Ahmed Afif, the Minister for Foreign ... | read |
President Ramkalawan sends message of condolence to GhanaPresident Ramkalawan sends message of condolence to Ghana

18.11.2020

On Monday 16th November, President Wavel Ramkalawan of the Republic of Seychelles sent a message of condolence to his H.E. Mr. Nana Akufo –Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, upon hearing of the ... | read |
Ambassador Sylvestre Radegonde takes office as Minister of Foreign Affairs and TourismAmbassador Sylvestre Radegonde takes office as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism

16.11.2020

Today, the staff of Foreign Affairs Department eagerly awaited the arrival of the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Minister Sylvestre Radegonde. Minister Radegonde was previously posted in Paris as the Ambassador Extraordinary and ... | read |
President Wavel Ramkalawan extends condolences to BahrainPresident Wavel Ramkalawan extends condolences to Bahrain

16.11.2020

Monday 16 November 2020: President Wavel Ramkalawan conveyed a message of condolence to His Majesty, King Hamad bin Isa Salman Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, upon learning of the passing of His ... | read |
President Ramkalawan sends message of congratulations to the new President-Elect of the United StatesPresident Ramkalawan sends message of congratulations to the new President-Elect of the United States

11.11.2020

On Tuesday 10th November 2020, President Wavel Ramkalawan sent a congratulatory message   to the newly elected President of the United States of America, Mr. Joseph R. Biden and his Vice President-Elect, Ms. Kamala Harris, who ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

09.11.2020

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles - changes to current list are effective from Monday 16th November 2020. Category 1 Australia Estonia Liechtenstein Norway Thailand Botswana Finland Malawi Pakistan Vietnam ... | read |
Eleven new Ministers sworn into officeEleven new Ministers sworn into office

06.11.2020

On Wednesday 4th November 2020, eleven members of the new Cabinet of Ministers were sworn into office during a ceremony in the presence of the President of the Republic, Mr Wavel Ramkalwan, held at State ... | read |
La Francophonie salue le climat de paix et l’ancrage des Seychelles dans la démocratieLa Francophonie salue le climat de paix et l’ancrage des Seychelles dans la démocratie

06.11.2020

L’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) a salué le climat de paix et la sérénité dans lesquels se sont déroulées les élections présidentielles et législatives du 22 au 24 octobre dernier aux Seychelles ainsi que ... | read |
Le Président Ramkalawan s’associe aux leaders du monde pour condamner l’attaque terroriste en FranceLe Président Ramkalawan s’associe aux leaders du monde pour condamner l’attaque terroriste en France

06.11.2020

Le Président Wavel Ramkalawan, à l’image de tous les grands leaders du monde, a exprimé sa solidarité et fermement condamné l’attaque terroriste au couteau qui a eu lieu au sein de la basilique Notre-Dame, à ... | read |
Press UpdatePress Update

04.11.2020

Ambassador Sylvestre Radegonde is the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism.... | read |
Seychelles gets new PresidentSeychelles gets new President

27.10.2020

Seychelles Democratic Alliance opposition candidate, Wavel Ramkalawan, has won the archipelago’s presidential election with 54.9 percent in a highly contested election held between 22nd – 24th October 2020.  The victory of the opposition ... | read |
Eastern Africa Standby Force pays courtesy call on the Department of Foreign AffairsEastern Africa Standby Force pays courtesy call on the Department of Foreign Affairs

23.10.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Election observers’ team paid a courtesy call on the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, ... | read |
Clarification on the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubsClarification on the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubs

22.10.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to clarify a news item aired on SBC on Tuesday 20th October 2020, regarding the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubs. The uniforms were sponsored ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

21.10.2020

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – changes to current list are effective from Monday 19th October 2020. Australia Egypt Liechtenstein Portugal Vietnam Austria Estonia Lithuania Qatar Zimbabwe Botswana Finland ... | read |
President Danny Faure sends congratulatory message to re-elected New Zealand Prime MinisterPresident Danny Faure sends congratulatory message to re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

20.10.2020

Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, has sent a congratulatory message to the newly re-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand, H.E. Ms. Jacinda Ardern. President Faure stated: “On the occasion of ... | read |
A call for peaceful electionsA call for peaceful elections

20.10.2020

The observers of the Eastern Africa Standby Force election observer mission (EASF-EOM) is expected to be released from quarantine on 22nd October in time to observe the first day of the special voting in designated ... | read |
Vice President Meriton attends the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers MeetingVice President Meriton attends the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting

15.10.2020

The Vice-President in his capacity as the Minister for Foreign Affairs, led the Seychelles delegation at the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM) held virtually on Wednesday 14th October 2020. The Commonwealth Foreign Ministers ... | read |
Arrival of International Observers: General elections in SeychellesArrival of International Observers: General elections in Seychelles

09.10.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will deploy a team of 10 observers as part of the International election observer mission to the Republic of Seychelles. The observers will arrive in Seychelles on the 9th ... | read |
Le Président Faure et VP Meriton félicitent les nouveaux dirigeants belgesLe Président Faure et VP Meriton félicitent les nouveaux dirigeants belges

07.10.2020

Le Président et le Vice-Président de la République ont adressé cette semaine des messages de félicitations aux nouveaux dirigeants de la Belgique qui retrouve enfin un gouvernement majoritaire après plusieurs mois de tâtonnement. Seize mois ... | read |