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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 |
INDIA AND SEYCHELLES DISCUSS COMMON SECURITY INTERESTSINDIA AND SEYCHELLES DISCUSS COMMON SECURITY INTERESTS

06.07.2010

President James Michel has met with the Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna for talks on bilateral cooperation on issues of security and economic development, during Minister Krishna’s one day working visit to Seychelles.... | read |
ABU DHABI SENDS AIR AMBULANCE FOR 2 INJURED CHILDRENABU DHABI SENDS AIR AMBULANCE FOR 2 INJURED CHILDREN

27.06.2010

President James Michel has received a message of support and sympathy from the President of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan following the bus accident ... | read |
PRESIDENT OPENS PROVIDENCE FISHING PORTPRESIDENT OPENS PROVIDENCE FISHING PORT

26.06.2010

President James Michel has opened the Providence Fishing Port at the Providence Industrial Estate in the presence of the Ambassador of Japan to Seychelles, Mr. Shigeo Iwatani, former President James Mancham, Government ministers and other ... | read |
PRESIDENT IN TECH TALKS WITH TATA

07.06.2010

President James Michel has met with senior executives of Tata Consultancy Services, a leading information technology firm, which is of the top ten global service providers, and forms part of the Tata Group which is ... | read |
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TOP AGENDA AT TERI MEETINGCLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TOP AGENDA AT TERI MEETING

07.06.2010

President, James Michel has met with the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, to discuss climate change and sustainable development for small island island states.The meeting took place ... | read |
PRESIDENT FOLLOWS INDIA VISIT WITH ABU DHABI HIGH LEVEL TALKS

07.06.2010

President James Michel followed his state visit to India last week, with a one day stopover to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. During the one day visit President Michel conducted high level talks ... | read |
INDIA EXTENDS SIGNIFICANT SUPPORT TO SEYCHELLES ECONOMIC REFORMINDIA EXTENDS SIGNIFICANT SUPPORT TO SEYCHELLES ECONOMIC REFORM

05.06.2010

During bilateral talks with President James Michel, the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced that India would write off 45% of Seychelles debt owed to the Government of India, and reschedule the remainder over a ... | read |
INDO-SEYCHELLES FRIENDSHIP FLOURISHES IN DIVERSE DIRECTIONS

03.06.2010

The President of the Republic of India, H.E. Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil has praised Seychelles’ achievements in economic reform, democratic governance and the fight against piracy during a banquet for President James Michel and ... | read |
PRESIDENT CALLS FOR SEYCHELLES-INDIA AIR LINKS

02.06.2010

President James Michel has called for India and Seychelles to establish air links in order to boost trade, commerce and tourism between the two countries.The statement was made during the President’s address to a ... | read |
PRESIDENT ON STATE VISIT TO INDIA

01.06.2010

President James Michel travels to India today to undertake a state visit at the invitation of H.E Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of the Republic of India.This visit marks the continual strengthening of ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL HAILS DYNAMIC COOPERATION BETWEEN EU AND SEYCHELLES TO FIGHT PIRACY

21.05.2010

Following the high level meeting between President James Michel and Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission, President Michel has ... | read |
PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES NEW UK PRIME MINISTER ON ELECTION

12.05.2010

President James Michel has sent a message of congratulations to the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron following his election to office yesterday.“Your election to this high office bears testimony to ... | read |
DEMISE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT

06.05.2010

“Excellency,It is with very deep sorrow that we learnt of the passing away of H.E. Mr. UmAru Musa YAR’ADUA, President of the Federal republic of nigeria which occurred today.H.E. Mr. UmAru ... | read |