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President Extends Condolences Following US Diplomatic Mission Attack

13.09.2012

Following the terrorist attack on the United States Consulate in Libya which resulted in the loss of life of four Diplomatic staff including that of the resident Ambassador, President James Michel has sent a letter ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New Somali President and Calls for Release of Seychellois Hostages

11.09.2012

President James Michel has called upon the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Somalia to assist in freeing the two Seychellois nationals currently being held hostage by pirates in Somalia.In a letter ... | read |
CONDOLÉANCES

09.09.2012

Le President James Michel a envoyé un message de ses vives condoléances suivant le décès du Monseigneur Xavier Baronnet, à Sa Sainteté le Pape Benoit XVI au Vatican."C’est avec une immense tristesse que j’ai ... | read |
VISIT TO SRI LANKAN PARLIAMENTVISIT TO SRI LANKAN PARLIAMENT

28.08.2012

During his state visit to Sri Lanka, President James Michel and his delegation visited the Sri Lankan Parliament and met with the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa. Also present were the Sri Lankan Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody,... | read |
Seychelles Investment Forum. ( Istanbul, Turkey )

28.08.2012

The Seychelles Investment Board in partnership with the Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkey (TUSKON), is hosting an edition of the Seychelles International Investment Forum in Istanbul,Turkey on the 28th of September 2012 ... | read |
MARITIME PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROSPERITY AND SECURITYMARITIME PARTNERSHIPS FOR PROSPERITY AND SECURITY

27.08.2012

During his state visit to Sri Lanka, President James Michel and his delegation visited several institutions with a view to strengthen maritime cooperation in areas such as shipbuilding, maritime security and maritime training.President Michel ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND SRI LANKA OFFER OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITY

24.08.2012

President James Michel has called on Sri Lanka to join Seychelles in creating ‘a new space for prosperity’ for Indian Ocean islands, during a lecture on ‘The Role of Small Island States in the Global ... | read |
AIR AND MARITIME LINKS ARE CRITICAL FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATIONAIR AND MARITIME LINKS ARE CRITICAL FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION

23.08.2012

President James Michel has expressed satisfaction concerning the ‘great potential’ for Seychelles to develop air links, trade as well as fisheries cooperation with the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. President James Michel and his ... | read |
Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development,,,Press Release (21st August 2012)

23.08.2012

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) is hosting a 3 day National Tripartite workshop on International Labour Standards and Reporting. The aim of this activity ... | read |
CIRCLE OF FRIENDS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN EXPANDS

23.08.2012

President James Michel has arrived in Colombo in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to undertake a state visit. This is the first state visit of a Seychellois head of state to Sri Lanka. ... | read |
PRESIDENT TO UNDERTAKE STATE VISIT TO SRI LANKA

21.08.2012

President James Michel travels to Sri Lanka this week to undertake a state visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa.This visit is expected to further ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL WELCOMES SADC SUMMIT SUPPORT FOR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MADAGASCAR

19.08.2012

President James Michel has expressed confidence in the implementation of the SADC Roadmap on Madagascar following the conclusion of the SADC Summit.The SADC Summit of Heads of State in Maputo has endorsed a series ... | read |
PRESIDENT URGES SADC LEADERS TO ADDRESS RISK OF VIOLENCE IN MADAGASCARPRESIDENT URGES SADC LEADERS TO ADDRESS RISK OF VIOLENCE IN MADAGASCAR

18.08.2012

Seychelles President James Michel has addressed the 32nd Southern African Development Community Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Maputo on the SADC Troika recommendations on Madagascar in the Report of the ... | read |
PRESIDENT TO ATTEND SADC SUMMIT

17.08.2012

President James Michel is travelling to Mozambique this week to attend the Southern African Development Community Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Maputo. The President is accompanied by the Minister for ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND SOUTH AFRICA BUILD MOMENTUM FOR INCREASED COOPERATIONSEYCHELLES AND SOUTH AFRICA BUILD MOMENTUM FOR INCREASED COOPERATION

09.08.2012

President James Michel and President Jacob Zuma held bilateral discussions at Ephelia resort, Port Launay on Mahé Island yesterday afternoon. The two leaders met in a tête-à-tête before joining the talks on the crisis in ... | read |
PRESIDENT COMMENDS COMMITMENT OF SADCPRESIDENT COMMENDS COMMITMENT OF SADC

09.08.2012

President James Michel has commended the commitment of President Jacob Zuma, the SADC Organ Troika on Politics, Defence and Security as well as the Malagasy leaders for their efforts to find a solution to the ... | read |
CONDOLENCES TO PAPAKOKKINOS FAMILY

08.08.2012

President James Michel has expressed his deepest sympathies and condolences to the Papakokinnos family upon the passing away of Panos Papakokkinos, the Honorary Consul for Greece and Cyprus on Monday. In a letter to the ... | read |
PRESIDENT ZUMA ARRIVES IN SEYCHELLESPRESIDENT ZUMA ARRIVES IN SEYCHELLES

08.08.2012

Seychelles President James Michel welcomed South African President Jacob Zuma at Seychelles International Airport this morning.The two leaders will be meeting this afternoon with the Madagascar President of the Transition Authority Andry Rajoelina and ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL WELCOMES RETURN OF MALAGASY LEADERS TO SEYCHELLES THIS WEEKPRESIDENT MICHEL WELCOMES RETURN OF MALAGASY LEADERS TO SEYCHELLES THIS WEEK

07.08.2012

Seychelles President James Michel will be meeting this week with the Madagascar President of the Transition Authority Andry Rajoelina and the former President of Madagascar, Marc Ravalomanana, as they continue their discussions in Seychelles to ... | read |
SEYCHELLES TO BID FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEATSEYCHELLES TO BID FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT

03.08.2012

President James Michel has announced that the Republic of Seychelles will seek to present its candidature for a non-permanent seat in the United National Security Council for the 2017-2018 term, following approval from the African ... | read |