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PRESIDENT MICHEL TO VISIT THE UNITED KINGDOM THIS WEEK

19.02.2012

President James Michel will be travelling to London this week on a Guest of Government visit, at the invitation of the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.The President has been invited to attend the London ... | read |
Seychelles Wishes Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Prosperity and Good Health for Many Years to Come

07.02.2012

On the occasion of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne, President James Michel has sent a letter of sincere congratulations on behalf of the Government and People of ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY TERI UNIVERSITYPRESIDENT MICHEL AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY TERI UNIVERSITY

03.02.2012

The Chancellor of TERI University and Director-General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Dr RK Pachauri, has conferred an honorary Doctorate in Philosophy on President James Michel, who is also Chancellor of the University ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT AND INDIAN PRIME MINISTER REAFFIRM PRIVILEGED PARTNERSHIP

03.02.2012

President James Michel has met with the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, to discuss ways in which to strengthen bilateral cooperation as well as improve regional security. The President is on ... | read |
ALL NATIONS MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY, ALL PEOPLES MUST PRESSURE THEIR LEADERS FOR ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

03.02.2012

President James Michel has called on all nations of the world to take more responsibility for the actions needed to slow down climate change, as well as urging the peoples of those nations to put ... | read |
Ambassador Lloyd among final nominees for AU Commissioner of Social Affairs

31.01.2012

Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd has been nominated for the position of Commissioner for Social Affairs at the African Union Commission elections due to be held during the 18th Ordinary Summit of the African Union currently being ... | read |
PRESIDENT ON WORKING VISIT TO INDIA THIS WEEK

31.01.2012

President James Michel will be travelling to India this week to address the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2012, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The President attended the summit in 2011, ... | read |
Don de l’Ordre de Malte à la Présidence

26.01.2012

Le Chargé d’Affaires de l’Ambassade de l’Ordre de Malte aux Seychelles, S.E Madame Alexandra Azais, a présenté ce matin à la Présidence un don de plusieurs boîtes de copies de la Constitution de la ... | read |
SEYCHELLES GOVERNMENT AND ETIHAD AIRWAYS TEAM UP IN NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN AIR SEYCHELLES LTD.

26.01.2012

The Government of Seychelles and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding wherein Etihad will invest to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Air Seychelles ... | read |
UNWTO Secretary General pledges support for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands carnival in Seychelles this coming March and will personally attend to deliver a Tourism Message

25.01.2012

Mr. Talib Rifai, Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), received at his Madrid Head Quarters in Spain on Friday 20th January 2012, a Seychelles’ Delegation comprising of the CEO of the ... | read |
President Wishes Prosperity for China during Year of the Dragon

23.01.2012

In a letter sent to President Hu Jintao on the occasion of the Chinese New Year and the start of the Spring festival, President James Michel has sent wishes of prosperity and good health to ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Second Pioneering Project with Financing Partners

23.01.2012

The Seychelles Government has signed yet another landmark project with funding partners, the European Investment Bank (EIB), for a sum of EUR 27 million for a water and sanitation project for the Seychelles Public Utilities ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador Accredited to Portugal

23.01.2012

Seychelles’ resident Ambassador in Paris, Mr Claude Morel, has presented his Letters of Credentials to President Anibal Cavaco Silva accrediting him as non-resident Ambassador to Portugal in a ceremony at the Belem Palace in Lisbon ... | read |
PRESIDENT RECEIVES FIFA PRESIDENT

30.12.2011

President James Michel has met with the President of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the world football governing body, Sep Blatter at State House this morning. The meeting was attended by the Minister for ... | read |
Seychelles and Guernsey sign TIEA

29.12.2011

The Republic of Seychelles and the States of Guernsey strengthened their bilateral relations with the signing of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) that took place last week on December 20th. In a signing ceremony ... | read |
COMMUNITY OF NATIONS INVITED TO ECHO MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY AGAINST PIRACY AT MARCH CARNIVAL IN SEYCHELLES

29.12.2011

Navies from the Community of Nations are being invited to be in Seychelles from 2nd to 4th March 2012 to echo a message of solidarity against the continued presence of Somali Pirates of the coast ... | read |
SEYCHELLES TO RECEIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FROM HENAN PROVINCE

23.12.2011

During a donation ceremony held last week at the prestigious Pangu 7 Star Hotel, Seychelles Ambassador to China, Mr. Philippe Le Gall, and the representatives of two major companies from Henan province, JIANYE GOUP and ... | read |
The Vanilla Island’s annual 'Carnaval International de Victoria' is now jointly hosted by Seychelles and La Reunion

21.12.2011

Countries have joined forces to hold the FIFA Football World Cup and such major events. This approach has been commended as being novel and realistic as being economy friendly, yet achieving the needed results. This ... | read |
University of Seychelles signs MoU with the High Colleges of Technology in Abu Dhabi

21.12.2011

Dr Rolph Payet, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Seychelles, last week signed an agreement with Dr Tayeb Kamali, Vice-Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology, the largest University in the United Arab ... | read |
The Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands Carnival, held annually in Seychelles, is gathering momentum

21.12.2011

It is reported from the islands of the Seychelles and La Reunion that arrangements for their March 2012 carnival is gathering momentum. More press than ever before seen in the Indian Ocean Region have confirmed ... | read |