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Seychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Dar es SalaamSeychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Dar es Salaam

16.08.2019

The Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Seychelles, Dr. Marina Confait, led the Seychelles delegation to the SADC Council of Ministers that took place from 13th -14th August 2019 ... | read |
President Faure congratulates India on 73rd Independence DayPresident Faure congratulates India on 73rd Independence Day

14.08.2019

On the occasion of the celebration of the 73rd Independence Day of the Republic of India, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to his counterpart H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of ... | read |
Seychelles’ First High Commissioner accredited to BangladeshSeychelles’ First High Commissioner accredited to Bangladesh

13.08.2019

On Thursday 8 August 2019, Mr. Selby Pillay became the first Seychelles High Commissioner to be accredited to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. This follows the presentation of his Letter of Credence to Bangladeshi President, ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to TanzaniaPresident Faure extends condolences to Tanzania

10.08.2019

Following the tragic fuel tanker blast incident in Morogoro which has resulted the loss of many lives and left others injured, President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of the ... | read |
Vice President Meriton receives Honorary Cultural Ambassador Patrick VictorVice President Meriton receives Honorary Cultural Ambassador Patrick Victor

09.08.2019

On the occasion of his recent appointment as Honorary Cultural Ambassador, Mr. Patrick Victor paid a courtesy call on Vice President Vincent Meriton, this morning at Maison Quéau de Quincy. Also present at the meeting ... | read |
Eastern African Standby Force recruits another SeychelloisEastern African Standby Force recruits another Seychellois

09.08.2019

Ms. Lina Hoareau has been appointed as the Head of Administration and Finance of the Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) Secretariat which is based in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to her masters’ level education in ... | read |
India funds small community high impact projectsIndia funds small community high impact projects

08.08.2019

The Indian High Commissioner, H. E General Dalbir Singh Suhag, and the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, witnessed today the signing of implementation contracts for a ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to President TrumpPresident Faure sends message of condolence to President Trump

06.08.2019

President Faure has extended a message of condolence to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump, upon hearing of the recent shooting incidents that have occurred in the United States of ... | read |
Newly accredited Filipino Ambassador calls on Secretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary ConfaitNewly accredited Filipino Ambassador calls on Secretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary Confait

06.08.2019

The newly accredited Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Philippines to Seychelles, H.E Ambassador Alex G. Chua, was received by Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador ... | read |
Secretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary Confait receive new Bangladeshi High CommissionerSecretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary Confait receive new Bangladeshi High Commissioner

06.08.2019

On the occasion of her accreditation, the new High Commissioner of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Seychelles, H.E. Ms. Rezina Ahmed, called on Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue ... | read |
La COI : organisation régionale de proximité, acteur moteur de l’avenir régionalLa COI : organisation régionale de proximité, acteur moteur de l’avenir régional

05.08.2019

Moroni, le 3 août 2019 – « Une Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) renforcée pour écrire en lettres d’or la nouvelle histoire de l’océan Indien. » C’est en ces termes que le président de l’Union des ... | read |
Joint Press Statement between the President of Maldives and the President of Seychelles on 4 August 2019, VictoriaJoint Press Statement between the President of Maldives and the President of Seychelles on 4 August 2019, Victoria

04.08.2019

 At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Seychelles, His Excellency Danny Faure, the President of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, undertook a State Visit to Seychelles from 2 ... | read |
VP Meriton thanked CGPCS Chair for supporting Seychelles in condemning the premature release of 19 Somali pirates, 2 August 2019VP Meriton thanked CGPCS Chair for supporting Seychelles in condemning the premature release of 19 Somali pirates, 2 August 2019

03.08.2019

Vice President Vincent Meriton as Chair of the IOC Council of Ministers seized the opportunity by the end of the first day of the IOC Ministerial retreat held in Comoros, to convey Seychelles’ appreciation to ... | read |
CGPCS' CHAIR COMMUNIQUE ON PREMATURE RELEASE OF 19 CONVICTED PIRATES BY SOMALILAND AUTHORITIES, 2 AUGUST 2019CGPCS' CHAIR COMMUNIQUE ON PREMATURE RELEASE OF 19 CONVICTED PIRATES BY SOMALILAND AUTHORITIES, 2 AUGUST 2019

03.08.2019

  The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) strongly condemns the premature release of 19 convicted Somali pirates ahead of the completing of their prison term. The CGPCS recalls its Communiqué ... | read |
Ouverture des travaux de la retraite ministérielle sur l’avenir de la COIOuverture des travaux de la retraite ministérielle sur l’avenir de la COI

03.08.2019

Moroni, le 2 août 2019 – Il y a eu foule ce matin à l’hôtel Retaj de Moroni à l’occasion d’une rencontre de haut niveau consacrée à l’avenir de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI). ... | read |
Seychelles condemns the early release of the 19 convicted pirates by Somaliland AuthoritiesSeychelles condemns the early release of the 19 convicted pirates by Somaliland Authorities

01.08.2019

Seychelles has written to express its strong disapproval of the decision of Somaliland authorities to release, yesterday, the 19 pirates convicted by Seychelles authorities, who were transferred into their custody in 2012 and called for ... | read |
Le Vice-Président aux Comores dans le cadre de la retraite ministérielle sur l’avenir  de la COILe Vice-Président aux Comores dans le cadre de la retraite ministérielle sur l’avenir de la COI

31.07.2019

A l’invitation du Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, de la Coopération Internationale et de la Francophonie de l’Union des Comores Son Excellence Monsieur Souef Mohamed El-Amine, le Vice-Président de la République et Président du Conseil des ... | read |
Accreditation of Ambassador Sylvestre Radegonde to RussiaAccreditation of Ambassador Sylvestre Radegonde to Russia

31.07.2019

Seychelles Paris-based Ambassador, Sylvestre Radegonde, has recently presented his Letters of Credentials to the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir PUTIN, accrediting him as Seychelles Ambassador to Russia.  Ambassador Radegonde conveyed to President PUTIN ... | read |
Principal Secretary Confait participates in Commonwealth’s ICT and Innovation Open DayPrincipal Secretary Confait participates in Commonwealth’s ICT and Innovation Open Day

30.07.2019

The Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, participated in the Commonwealth Secretariat’s ICT and Innovation Open Day, based on Leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Innovation for the benefit of Sustainable Development ... | read |
Vice President Meriton addresses the National Assembly on occasion of World Day against Trafficking in PersonsVice President Meriton addresses the National Assembly on occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons

30.07.2019

On the occasion of the ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’, celebrated annually on 30 July, Vice President Vincent Meriton delivered a statement at the Seychelles National Assembly this morning. “On this day, we are ... | read |