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STATE-OF-THE-ART DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE OPENS

25.04.2011

The Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Diagnostic Centre, built at a cost of 10 million USD, at Seychelles Hospital has opened its doors for the first time today, starting its mission to become one ... | read |
THIRD SUCCESSFUL RESCUE OF SEYCHELLOIS HOSTAGESTHIRD SUCCESSFUL RESCUE OF SEYCHELLOIS HOSTAGES

21.04.2011

President James Michel, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, has congratulated the Seychelles Coast Guard, the Tazar force and SPDF units who took part in the operation to rescue the 4 Seychellois fishermen ... | read |
EXCITING SEYCHELLES: A NEW INVESTMENT BRAND

05.04.2011

President James Michel has launched a new brand “Exciting Seychelles” for investment which advocates Seychelles not just as the place for holidays but also a great place to invest a great place for wealth creation ... | read |
CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FOM PRESIDENT MICHEL TO HIS IMPERIAL MAJESTY AKIHITO, EMPEROR OF JAPAN

11.03.2011

YOUR MAJESTY,ON MY PERSONAL BEHALF AND ON THAT OF THE GOVERNMENT AND THE PEOPLE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES, I WISH TO EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AND TO THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN ... | read |
SEYCHELLES CONDEMNS VIOLENCE IN LIBYA

24.02.2011

Seychelles has added its voice to the condemnation of the continued violence which has erupted in Libya.President James Michel has welcomed the statement issued on Tuesday by the Security Council of the United Nations ... | read |
Seychelles rejoices with the people of Southern Sudan

08.02.2011

Following the announcement that the recent Sudanese referendum results were in favour of the secession of Southern Sudan, President James Alix Michel sent a congratulatory letter to H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir, President of South ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND INDIA DEVELOP PRIVELEGED RELATIONSHIPSEYCHELLES AND INDIA DEVELOP PRIVELEGED RELATIONSHIP

04.02.2011

President James Michel has met with Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the Prime Minister’s residence in New Delhi, during the President’s working visit to India this week.“We have reviewed the progress we ... | read |
THREE PRESIDENTS CONFER SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP AWARD TO INDIAN PRIME MINISTERTHREE PRESIDENTS CONFER SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP AWARD TO INDIAN PRIME MINISTER

04.02.2011

President James Michel together with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Dominican President Leonel Fernandez Reyna conferred the TERI Sustainable Leadership Award 2011 to the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh, at the inauguration of ... | read |
UNISEY AND TERI JOIN FORCES FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCHUNISEY AND TERI JOIN FORCES FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

04.02.2011

The University of Seychelles (UniSey) and the Energy and Resource Institute (TERI)  University of  New Delhi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop joint proposals for collaborative research and training/educational programs as well as ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH INDIAN PRIME MINISTER

03.02.2011

President James Michel has arrived in India for a 2 day visit, accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean Paul Adam, and the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Seychelles, Dr. Rolph Payet.The President ... | read |
ISLAND NATIONS ON THE FRONTLINES OF CLIMATE CHANGEISLAND NATIONS ON THE FRONTLINES OF CLIMATE CHANGE

03.02.2011

President James Michel has made a powerful call on world leaders to listen to the developing world and vulnerable communities which are most affected by climate change, and collectively address the development challenges faced by ... | read |
PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS DELHI DEVELOPMENT SUMMITPRESIDENT TO ADDRESS DELHI DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT

26.01.2011

President James Michel will be travelling to India for a 2 day visit next week to address the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011, which will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Climate change ... | read |
UAE HANDS OVER 5 COAST GUARD VESSELS

04.01.2011

The United Arab Emirates Royal Naval Forces have handed over 5 patrol vessels to the Seychelles Coast Guard during an official ceremony held at the Coast Guard base this afternoon.The handing over ceremony was ... | read |
Le Président James Michel félicite le nouveau président de la République de Guinée

23.12.2010

Le nouveau Président de la République de Guinée, le Professeur Alpha Condé, élu le 7 novembre 2010, a été solennellement investi dans ses fonctions le mardi 21 décembre à Conakry Le Président James Michel, suite ... | read |
Papal Address to Envoy From Seychelles

22.12.2010

Mrs. Ambassador,I receive you with pleasure this morning in which you present the letters that accredit you in the capacity of ambassader extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Seychelles to the Holy See. ... | read |
SEYCHELLES VOICE HEARD IN SADC

14.12.2010

President James Michel has met with the Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Dr. Tomaz Salomao at State House this morning.The President discussed with Dr Salomao the need for members of ... | read |
1st WORLD ECO SAFETY ASSEMBLY IN ANGKOR-CAMBODIA: PRESIDENT MICHEL RECEIVES A SPECIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD FOR MAINTAINING ECO SAFETY

07.12.2010

In the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor, and on behalf of President James Michel, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean Paul Adam received a special award for maintaining eco safety, presented by Mr. ... | read |
HIGH RISKS, GREAT REWARDS: RESILIENCE IN ECONOMIC PROGRESS

04.12.2010

President James Michel has addressed the Central Bank Anniversary Lecture, held at the  International Conference Centre on Friday. The lecture was also attended by Former President James Mancham, Vice-President Danny Faure and Dr Gavin Bingham, ... | read |
A UNIVERSITY OF THE PEOPLE INAUGURATED, A PROMISE DELIVEREDA UNIVERSITY OF THE PEOPLE INAUGURATED, A PROMISE DELIVERED

29.11.2010

The University of Seychelles has been formally inaugurated during a ceremony at the Anse Royale campus this afternoon, by the Chancellor of the University of Seychelles, President James Michel and the guest of honour, the ... | read |
GREATEST THREAT TO FISHERIES, TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT

23.11.2010

President James Michel has made a strong appeal to the international community to tackle the problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean region, which he described as the ‘greatest threat’ to fisheries, trade and development.... | read |