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Praslin Bus Accident Students Return HomePraslin Bus Accident Students Return Home

05.10.2010

Victoria, Mahé, 05 October 2010: Two of the students who suffered injuries in the Praslin bus accident on the 25th June earlier this year and were sent to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates ... | read |
Seychelles High Commissioner Accredited to the Republic of Botswana

22.09.2010

Mr Joseph Nourrice presented his letters of Credential as the new non Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama President of the Republic of Botswana on ... | read |
VICE PRESIDENT FAURE CALLS FOR NEW APPROACHES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AT LANDMARK UN SUMMIT

22.09.2010

New York, USA, 21 September 2010: Vice President Danny Faure has called on the United Nations to lead the charge in efforts to ‘re-set’ the challenge of sustainable development to ensure that Millennium Development Goals ... | read |
SPANISH VISIT CONCLUDES WITH TOURISM, FISHERIES AND INVESTMENT DISCUSSIONS

15.09.2010

President James Michel has met with the President and Vice-Presidents, and Members of the Confederation of Employers and Industries of Spain. The President was accompanied by the Minister for Home Affairs, Environment and Transport Mr. ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND SPAIN:  GIVING A NEW IMPETUS TO OUR RELATIONSSEYCHELLES AND SPAIN: GIVING A NEW IMPETUS TO OUR RELATIONS

14.09.2010

“Today marks a great step forward in the relations between Spain and Seychelles. It is my first visit to Spain and I am convinced that this visit will open a new chapter in our cooperation,... | read |
PRESIDENT ON OFFICAL VISIT TO SPAIN

13.09.2010

President James Michel travels to Spain today to undertake a 2 day official visit at the invitation of H.E Mr. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, President of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain. The ... | read |
DRIVERS OF THE SEYCHELLES BRANDDRIVERS OF THE SEYCHELLES BRAND

09.09.2010

The President has visited the Seychelles Tourism Board offices in Victoria and Bel Ombre to see the existing facilities, to see how the staff are working, and to give them support for the development of ... | read |
JAPANESE PARLIAMENTARIAN VISTS PRESIDENT MICHELJAPANESE PARLIAMENTARIAN VISTS PRESIDENT MICHEL

06.09.2010

President James Michel has met with Honourable Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is undertaking a tour of the region.Honourable Nishimura is the Deputy Chairman and Chief Secretary of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party  Policy Research Council and ... | read |
PRESIDENT MEETS CHINESE NPC VICE-CHAIRPERSONPRESIDENT MEETS CHINESE NPC VICE-CHAIRPERSON

06.09.2010

President James Michel  has met with the Vice-Chairperson of the Chinese National People’s Congress Standing Committee, Mrs. Chen Zhili.Mrs Zhili is in Seychelles for a 3 day visit with a prominent delegation of the ... | read |
PRESIDENT LAUNCHES ‘SEYCHELLES BRAND’ TOURISM VISIONPRESIDENT LAUNCHES ‘SEYCHELLES BRAND’ TOURISM VISION

26.08.2010

President James Michel has called upon the tourism industry to engage with the government to map out a new national tourism development plan, and promote his vision of the Seychelles Brand in the tourism sector. ... | read |
CHINA AND SEYCHELLES CONTINUE TO BUILD ‘HARMONIOUS SOCIETY’

28.07.2010

The State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China H.E Dai Bingguo  has praised Seychelles efforts in developing a harmonious society based on equality and social cohesion. In the meeting with President James Michel ... | read |
MAKE SEYCHELLES PROUD AT INDIAN OCEAN YOUTH GAMES

24.07.2010

President James Michel has called on the young athletes going to the Indian Ocean Youth Games to makes Seychelles proud and become an example to young people in the Indian Ocean. "Your participation in the ... | read |
INDIA REINFORCES SEYCHELLES ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS WITH NEW AIRCRAFT DONATIONSINDIA REINFORCES SEYCHELLES ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS WITH NEW AIRCRAFT DONATIONS

19.07.2010

The Government of India has pledged a donation of 3 new air surveillance assets to the Seychelles; 1 Dornier surveillance aircraft and 2 Chetak helicopters. The announcement follows a meeting today between President James Michel ... | read |
UAE AIDS SEYCHELLES ANTI-PIRACY INFRASTRUCTURE

15.07.2010

The Government of the United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement with the Government of Seychelles to fund the construction of a new Seychelles Coast Guard base on Ile Perseverance, in a project worth 15 ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL MEETS AU PEACE AND SECURITY COMMISSIONERPRESIDENT MICHEL MEETS AU PEACE AND SECURITY COMMISSIONER

13.07.2010

President James Michel has met with the African Union Peace and Security Commissioner Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, who is on his first visit to Seychelles and has participated in the Symposium on Piracy which concluded today.... | read |
SEYCHELLES COMMENDS UNITED NATIONS COMMITMENT TO INDIAN OCEAN REGIONSEYCHELLES COMMENDS UNITED NATIONS COMMITMENT TO INDIAN OCEAN REGION

13.07.2010

President James Michel has met with Margaret Vogt, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to the Symposium on Piracy, who is also the Deputy Special Representative  of the United Nations Political Office for ... | read |
BUILDING A PARTNERSHIP FOR INDIAN OCEAN PEACE AND SECURITY

12.07.2010

President James Michel has called on the international community to build a partnership  to ensure peace and security in the Indian Ocean, during the opening ceremony of the Symposium on Piracy this afternoon.President Michel ... | read |
WORLD CUP CONGRATULATIONS TO SPAIN AND SOUTH AFRICA

12.07.2010

President James Michel has sent messages of congratulations to Spain for winning the football World Cup title, and to South Africa for hosting the historic sporting event.“The dedication and perseverance of the Spanish National ... | read |
EDDY MAILLET, AN INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENTEDDY MAILLET, AN INCREDIBLE ACHIEVEMENT

09.07.2010

President James Michel has met with Seychellois FIFA World Cup referee Eddy Maillet on his return from South Africa, where he officiated for two World Cup matches.“Eddy, I congratulate you on your participation in ... | read |
SEYCHELLES-PORTUGAL INTENSIFY ANTI-PIRACY PARTNERSHIPSEYCHELLES-PORTUGAL INTENSIFY ANTI-PIRACY PARTNERSHIP

09.07.2010

President Michel has met for high-level talks with the Portuguese Minister of Defence,  Prof. Dr. Augusto Santos Silva at State House this afternoon.“  We are partners in the struggle against piracy. With the ... | read |