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Need for a global economic order that is more supportive towards the fight against hungerNeed for a global economic order that is more supportive towards the fight against hunger

05.07.2013

The Designated Minister, Mr. Vincent Meriton, has represented President James Michel by having headed the Seychelles’ delegation to the High Level Meeting of African and International Leaders on ‘Renewed Partnership to eradicate hunger in Africa’, ... | read |
Seychelles and Mauritius highlight Blue Economy prospects in the Indian Ocean Rim regionSeychelles and Mauritius highlight Blue Economy prospects in the Indian Ocean Rim region

05.07.2013

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Paul Adam, has led a delegation participating in the 1st Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC) Economic And Business Conference in Mauritius, from 4th to 5th July, which ... | read |
Ambassador for Women and Children’s Affairs Attends 10th Commonwealth Women Affairs Ministers meeting in DhakaAmbassador for Women and Children’s Affairs Attends 10th Commonwealth Women Affairs Ministers meeting in Dhaka

04.07.2013

Dr Erna Athanasius, Ambassador for Women & Children has represented Seychelles at the 10th Commonwealth Women Affairs Ministers Meeting (10WAMM) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, held from 17th to 19th June under the theme ‘Women’s Leadership for ... | read |
Le President Michel en visit officielle a La ReunionLe President Michel en visit officielle a La Reunion

04.07.2013

Le Président James Michel effectuera, la semaine prochaine, une visite officielle à La Réunion, département d'outre-mer français. Il sera accompagné par le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, M. Jean-Paul Adam, le Ministre du Tourisme et de ... | read |
Seychelles Bids Farewell to Sri Lankan PresidentSeychelles Bids Farewell to Sri Lankan President

02.07.2013

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has bid farewell to His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in a ceremony held at Seychelles International Airport ... | read |
Les Seychelles apportent leur appui aux décisions du GIC-M

02.07.2013

Les Seychelles se félicitent des décisions du Groupe International de contact sur Madagascar (GIC-M), notamment de son initiative de poursuivre les efforts en vue de venir en aide aux différentes parties afin de trouver une ... | read |
The Seychelles Island Foundation Welcomes the President of Sri Lanka to the Vallée de MaiThe Seychelles Island Foundation Welcomes the President of Sri Lanka to the Vallée de Mai

01.07.2013

The President of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Vallée de Mai on Praslin today to experience the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.  President Rajapaksa was accompanied by Vice President Danny ... | read |
Seychelles and Sri Lanka are among the most efficient gateways to Africa and AsiaSeychelles and Sri Lanka are among the most efficient gateways to Africa and Asia

01.07.2013

MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES Seychelles and Sri Lanka are among the most efficient gateways to Africa and Asia His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka was the Guest of ... | read |
Sri Lankan State Visit Joint Statement

01.07.2013

Joint-Statement Strengthening Seychelles-Sri Lanka Partnership Beyond the 25 years of Diplomatic Relations 1. At the invitation of H.E. James Alix Michel, President of the Republic of Seychelles, H.E.Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the ... | read |
President Rajapaksa plants the King of Palms: the Coco de Mer TreePresident Rajapaksa plants the King of Palms: the Coco de Mer Tree

01.07.2013

Ministry of Environment and Energy President Rajapaksa plants the King of Palms: the Coco de Mer Tree President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, became the third Head of State to ... | read |
New Air Links To Act As Catalyst For Trade And TourismNew Air Links To Act As Catalyst For Trade And Tourism

30.06.2013

President James Michel received President Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, at State House this morning. The two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting before joining a bilateral meeting, ... | read |
Seychelles-Sri Lanka Relations Boosted by New Areas of CooperationSeychelles-Sri Lanka Relations Boosted by New Areas of Cooperation

30.06.2013

The Seychelles Government has today concluded the signing of three cooperation agreements with the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in a ceremony held at State House this morning. The ceremony was witnessed by both ... | read |
Seychelles Welcomes Sri Lankan President on Historic VisitSeychelles Welcomes Sri Lankan President on Historic Visit

29.06.2013

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, has warmly welcomed the arrival of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Seychelles.. At the invitation of ... | read |
Seychelles Engaging with Partners to Promote Food SecuritySeychelles Engaging with Partners to Promote Food Security

28.06.2013

Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye  has represented Seychelles at the 38th session of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) held in Rome last week . Ambassador Shamlaye, who is also the country’s Permanent Representative designate ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime MinisterPresident Michel Congratulates New Australian Prime Minister

27.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere congratulations to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Kevin Rudd. In a congratulatory letter sent, President Michel conveyed the support of the Government and People of ... | read |
Australia Joins RAPPIC and Signs with Seychelles on Cooperation to Prosecute Suspected Pirates

26.06.2013

Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport PRESS RELEASE 26th June 2013   AUSTRALIA JOINS RAPPICC AND SIGNS WITH SEYCHELLES ON COOPERATION TO PROSECUTE SUSPECTED PIRATES In the presence of the Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, Mr. ... | read |
Historic Visa Waiver with China Comes into Force Today

26.06.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the public that as of today, 26th June, Seychellois passport holders who are travelling to China for leisure will no longer require a visa. The Seychelles Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles Delegation to Participate in UN-Led Somali Counter Piracy Events

26.06.2013

Following pledges made by the Seychelles Government to be actively involved in peace building initiatives on the ground in Somalia, a delegation of technical experts has been sent to participate in the United Nations Assistance ... | read |
Human Trafficking Committee Refutes US State Department Report

25.06.2013

The Seychelles Committee on Trafficking in Persons have today issued a statement in response to the US State Department's 2013 Report on Trafficking in Persons in which Seychelles is featured and which was rejected by ... | read |
Seychelles Extends Well Wishes to the Departing and Newly Appointed Amir of Qatar

25.06.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere appreciation to HH. Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Former Amir of the State of Qatar, following the handing over of the role of Amir to the Heir ... | read |