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Sri Lanka Visa Waiver Comes into Force

23.04.2013

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce to the Seychellois public that the Visa Waiver Agreement signed between the Seychelles and Sri Lankan Governments has come into effect as from the 22nd of ... | read |
Seychelles in Solidarity with earthquake struck Sichuan Province

22.04.2013

President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China following the earthquake that struck Sichuan Province. President Michel expressed the solidarity of Seychelles with the thousands ... | read |
Vice-President on Overseas MissionVice-President on Overseas Mission

22.04.2013

The Vice-President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure will be representing President James Alix Michel at the forthcoming High Level Conference, organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Public Administration in Very Small States, and being ... | read |
Ministry Explores Local Council for World Affairs

19.04.2013

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is exploring the establishment of Seychelles based think-tanks and associations dedicated to the country’s engagement in world affairs, following the participation of a Seychelles delegation in the 4th Indian Council ... | read |
Minister Adam Bids Good Luck to Young Seychelles Talent TeamMinister Adam Bids Good Luck to Young Seychelles Talent Team

19.04.2013

Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has today called on the final rehearsal of the Seychellois children due to depart for the International Children’s Friendship Festival in Seattle on Sunday. The team of 12 young people under ... | read |
Seychelles Honorary Consul Elected Chairman of the Board of Davos ForumSeychelles Honorary Consul Elected Chairman of the Board of Davos Forum

16.04.2013

The Seychelles Honorary Consul in Bulgaria, Mr. Maxim Behar, has been elected Chairman of the Communication Forum in Davos after a secret vote of 25 Board members held on the 2nd of April. Mr. Behar has ... | read |
Seychelles in Solidarity with the United States After Boston BombingsSeychelles in Solidarity with the United States After Boston Bombings

16.04.2013

President James Michel has extended his most sincere condolence to the People and Government of the United States of America following the tragic explosions that took place in Boston today. In a letter addressed to ... | read |
Seychelles and Egypt to Build on Existing CooperationSeychelles and Egypt to Build on Existing Cooperation

15.04.2013

Seychelles and Egypt have today committed to increasing the existing bilateral cooperation with concrete steps following discussions held between Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam and Ambassador Mona Omar, the Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of the ... | read |
Seychelles and Egypt Discuss Death Sentencing of Seychellois NationalsSeychelles and Egypt Discuss Death Sentencing of Seychellois Nationals

15.04.2013

Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has today reiterated the position of the Seychelles Government to the Egyptian Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mona Omar, with regards to the death sentence currently being faced by three ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New President of VenezuelaPresident Michel Congratulates New President of Venezuela

15.04.2013

President James Michel has extended his heartfelt congratulations to the newly elected President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Mr. Nicolas Maduro Moros and has wished him success in the discharge of his new post. ... | read |
Small Islands Developing States at the heart of discussion with the UNECASmall Islands Developing States at the heart of discussion with the UNECA

13.04.2013

Ambassador Joseph Nourrice, the Resident Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the AU, has presented his credentials to Dr Carlos Lopes, the UN Under Secretary- General and Executive Director ... | read |
Vice President Attends Kenyan Presidential InaugurationVice President Attends Kenyan Presidential Inauguration

10.04.2013

  Vice President Danny Faure has personally delivered a message of congratulations on behalf of President James Michel to the President of the Republic of Kenya, H. E Uhuru Kenyatta, at his inauguration ceremony held ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH BADEA DGPRESIDENT MEETS WITH BADEA DG

09.04.2013

President James Michel met with the Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Mr Abdelaziz Khelef at State House this morning.The meeting at State House follows the signature of ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH NEW IOTC CHIEFPRESIDENT MEETS WITH NEW IOTC CHIEF

09.04.2013

President James Michel met with the new Executive Secretary of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission, Mr. Rondoph Payet at State House this morning. Mr. Payet was accompanied by the outgoing Executive Secretary, Alejandro Anganuzzi.President ... | read |
Seychelles contributes to AU Strategic Plan at AU ministerial meeting: Enhancing role for Africa's islands and Africa's women and youthSeychelles contributes to AU Strategic Plan at AU ministerial meeting: Enhancing role for Africa's islands and Africa's women and youth

09.04.2013

The African Union Council of Ministers has given critical consideration to the new Strategic Plan 2014-2017 at its fourteenth extraordinary session held in Addis Ababa yesterday. Speaking at the conference, Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam has ... | read |
Seychelles Mourns Passing of Baroness ThatcherSeychelles Mourns Passing of Baroness Thatcher

08.04.2013

Following the passing away of the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Baroness Margaret Thatcher earlier today, President James Michel has extended his sincere condolences to the Government and People of the United Kingdom. ... | read |
Seychelles Asks for Reconsideration following Sentencing of three Seychellois Nationals to Death for Drug trafficking

08.04.2013

Following new information that three Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by execution, the Government of Seychelles has appealed to the Government of Egypt to ... | read |
ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR BLUE ECONOMYENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR BLUE ECONOMY

02.04.2013

President James Michel has said that Seychelles has enormous potential to develop its blue economy, following a visit this morning to the Seychelles Fishing Authority, the Victoria artisanal fishing port, the Providence artisanal fishing port ... | read |
Réunion constitutive du Réseau ‘’Jeunes Entrepreneurs’’ de la COI à l’Hôtel Coco d’Or:  Le Ministre Adam en souligne l’opportunité et la viabilitéRéunion constitutive du Réseau ‘’Jeunes Entrepreneurs’’ de la COI à l’Hôtel Coco d’Or: Le Ministre Adam en souligne l’opportunité et la viabilité

02.04.2013

La Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) vient d’imprimer une nouvelle dimension à la coopération entre ses membres en organisant ce mardi à Mahé un Atelier dont le but est d’asseoir un Réseau de « Jeunes entrepreneurs » ... | read |
President Extends Message of Solidarity to MauritiusPresident Extends Message of Solidarity to Mauritius

01.04.2013

President James Michel has expressed his ‘great distress and dismay’ following the flash floods that have struck Port Louis, where there has been loss of life and widespread damage was caused. In his message to ... | read |