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Seychelles Makes Itself More Accessible for VisitorsSeychelles Makes Itself More Accessible for Visitors

18.01.2021

The Indian ocean archipelago reviews its entry requirements procedures so as to be more accessible for potential visitors as part of the restart of its tourism activities for 2021 and beyond. The new measures are to be implemented ... | read |
Ministry of Health: Review of restriction measures to contain the spread of COVID 19 in SeychellesMinistry of Health: Review of restriction measures to contain the spread of COVID 19 in Seychelles

13.01.2021

On 29th December 2020, a revised Public Health Order introduced restrictions to help curtail the spread of COVID-19. This order was for a period of 14 days. This was revised on 3rd January 2021, with ... | read |
President of Seychelles takes COVID-19 Vaccine: Seychelles launches National COVID-19 Immunisation CampaignPresident of Seychelles takes COVID-19 Vaccine: Seychelles launches National COVID-19 Immunisation Campaign

10.01.2021

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, HE Wavel Ramkalawan today led by example to become the first Head of State in Africa to take the SinoPharm COVID-19 Vaccine. He officially launched the country’s National ... | read |
Minister Radegonde welcomes Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to SeychellesMinister Radegonde welcomes Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Seychelles

08.01.2021

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde today welcomed the State Councilor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Wang Yi to Seychelles. During his official visit, the ... | read |
UK extends entry ban to 11 African countries including SeychellesUK extends entry ban to 11 African countries including Seychelles

08.01.2021

The Foreign Affairs Department would like to inform all Seychellois nationals that effective Saturday 9 January 2021, United Kingdom has introduced a travel ban on all southern African countries (Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Zambia, Malawi, ... | read |
Chinese Foreign Minister to pay official visit to SeychellesChinese Foreign Minister to pay official visit to Seychelles

06.01.2021

The State Councilor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Wang Yi will arrive in Seychelles on Friday 8 January 2021, as part of a five-day African official tour. Following ... | read |
PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASES) REGULATIONS

04.01.2021

PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2015 (Act 13 of 2015)   PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASES) REGULATIONS   ORDERS   Infectious Disease (Prohibition of Public Assemblies) Order, 2021   Infectious Disease (Prohibition of Public Assemblies) (Restriction on activities ... | read |
Ministry of Health: Critical Services, Essential Services, and Important OfficesMinistry of Health: Critical Services, Essential Services, and Important Offices

04.01.2021

A. Critical Services 1. Authorised persons employed or contracted by the provider of the said services or of the specified entity. 1.1 hospital, medical or health services; 1.2 service relating to the generation, ... | read |
Ministry of Health: New measures effected as COVID-19 cases riseMinistry of Health: New measures effected as COVID-19 cases rise

04.01.2021

As of 3rd January 2021, a total of 12 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded bringing the total number of cases to 297 as outlined in the table below: Categories Cumulative Active Recovered Death Visitors/GOP 96 ... | read |
President Ramkalawan sends message of condolence to the Kingdom of eSwatiniPresident Ramkalawan sends message of condolence to the Kingdom of eSwatini

16.12.2020

Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, President of the Republic of Seychelles, has sent a message of condolence to His Majesty, King Mswati III, King of the Kingdom of eSwatini, upon hearing of the passing of H.E ... | read |
President Ramkalawan sends message of congratulations to Re-elected President of GhanaPresident Ramkalawan sends message of congratulations to Re-elected President of Ghana

15.12.2020

Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, President of the Republic of Seychelles, has transmitted a congratulatory message to Mr. Nana Akufo–Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, on the occasion of his re-election in the Office of the ... | read |
Health Authorities issue warning as COVID-19 cases riseHealth Authorities issue warning as COVID-19 cases rise

15.12.2020

Health authorities reinforce its warnings of an imminent threat of community transmission, following the detection of 15 new cases of COVID-19 up to today, Tuesday 15th December 2020 since Friday. This comes as the population ... | read |
Press Update: List of countries from which visitors are permitted to visit SeychellesPress Update: List of countries from which visitors are permitted to visit Seychelles

11.12.2020

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to travel to Seychelles - changes to current list have been made effective since Monday 7th December 2020. Category 1 Australia Egypt Latvia Niger South Korea Bahrain Estonia Liechtenstein ... | read |
Chinese Ambasador Guo pays courtesy call on Minister RadegondeChinese Ambasador Guo pays courtesy call on Minister Radegonde

10.12.2020

Today, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy, the Chinese Ambassador, H.E. Mrs. Wei Guo, paid a courtesy call on   Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism. Ambassador Guo conveyed her appreciation for the ... | read |
Le Président Ramkalawan adresse ses condoléances au Président MacronLe Président Ramkalawan adresse ses condoléances au Président Macron

03.12.2020

Le président Wavel Ramkalawan a envoyé un message à son homologue français, le président Emmanuel Macron, pour lui  exprimer ses profondes sympathies à l’occasion de la mort de l’ancien président Valery Giscard d’Estaing. Valéry Giscard ... | read |
Changes underway in the Foreign Affairs DepartmentChanges underway in the Foreign Affairs Department

03.12.2020

The Foreign Affairs Department is undertaking fundamental changes in its organisational structure, which will be completed by the end of the year. This was announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Ambassador Sylvestre ... | read |
Le président seychellois Wavel Ramkalawan en visite à la COILe président seychellois Wavel Ramkalawan en visite à la COI

03.12.2020

Accéder à la version complète du communiqué de presse en cliquant sur lien:https://www.commissionoceanindien.... | read |
President Ramkalawan meets retired Honorary Consul General of Seychelles to MauritiusPresident Ramkalawan meets retired Honorary Consul General of Seychelles to Mauritius

02.12.2020

President Wavel Ramkalawan, on his State Visit to Mauritius, met with the recently retired Honorary Consul General of Seychelles to Mauritius, Mr. Guy Fok. Mr. Fok had been Seychelles’ Honorary Consul and subsequently Honorary Consul ... | read |
Minister Sylvestre Radegonde signs Memoranda of Understanding with MauritiusMinister Sylvestre Radegonde signs Memoranda of Understanding with Mauritius

30.11.2020

Minister Sylvestre Radegonde who has accompanied President Ramkalawan on the 3-day State Visit to Mauritius, has today signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), on behalf of the Seychelles government, with the desire to enhance the ... | read |
Libyan Chargé d’Affaires pays farewell visit to Minister RadegondeLibyan Chargé d’Affaires pays farewell visit to Minister Radegonde

27.11.2020

Mr. Wahib A. M Lashahb, Chargé d’Affaires of the Libyan Embassy, today paid a farewell visit to Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Both parties extended their ... | read |