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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 |
EU/Seychelles Fishery Partnership Agreement providing real benefits

20.12.2011

Alessandro Mariani, Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation for the Seychelles, is pleased to announce that the 2011 EU financial contribution of EUR 5,600,000 of the Fishery Partnership Agreement has recently ... | read |
China Signs New Development Grant with Seychelles

19.12.2011

The People’s Republic of China has today committed 40 million Yuan to the Government of Seychelles. The grant forms part of an Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement that was signed earlier today by the Minister ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENCY HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF IOC AS PLATFORM FOR ADVOCACY ON SIDS ISSUES

13.12.2011

In his capacity as President of the Indian Ocean Commission Council of Ministers, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has addressed a special panel of experts convened by the Indian Ocean Commission and ... | read |
Emirates renews its support to the Seychelles Carnival

09.12.2011

Emirates Airline, has today announced that it will support the Seychelles Carnival for the second consecutive year. Emirates will be the Official Airline for the 2012 edition of this international event. “The announcement of our ... | read |
Seychelles Signs Status of Forces Agreement with Denmark

09.12.2011

Seychelles has signed a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with Denmark on 18th November 2011 in New York on the sidelines of the meeting of the Working Group II (Legal) of the CGPCS (Contact Group ... | read |
New Seychelles Ambassador to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the FAO

07.12.2011

Seychelles Resident Ambassador to Belgium, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Credentials to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta on 25th November in Rome during a Solemn Audience with His Most Eminent Highness Fra’ ... | read |
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL

07.12.2011

President James Michel has announced the creation of a National Economic Council which will have the function of advising Government on the best economic policy for sustainable national growth and development. The Council will meet ... | read |