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SEYCHELLES PARTICIPATES IN THE 1ST FORUM ON CHINA-AFRICA SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION

07.12.2011

Seychelles has attended the 1st Forum on China-Africa Scientific and Technological Cooperation held in Beijing on December 1st, represented by the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Natural Resources, Mrs. Lucy Athanasius, ... | read |
SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT CALLS ON WORLD LEADERS TO URGENTLY ADDRESS SOMALIA SITUATION

05.12.2011

President James Michel has made an appeal to world leaders to give more attention to the situation in Somalia as a matter of urgency, following the increase in piracy attacks and recruitment of pirates that ... | read |
CHINA PLEDGES TO INCREASE MILITARY ASSISTANCE TO SEYCHELLES

05.12.2011

President James Michel has met with the Chinese Minister for National Defence and State councillor, General Liang Guanglie and a high-level military delegation at State House this morning. The meeting was also attended by the ... | read |
President Congratulates the UAE on Landmark Anniversary

02.12.2011

President Michel has saluted the “peaceful, caring, prosperous, and forward looking nation” of the United Arab Emirates as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of their founding.In congratulatory messages for the Government and People of ... | read |
MISSION CONDUITE PAR LA PRESIDENCE DE LA COMMISSION DE L’OCEAN INDIEN

02.12.2011

La Présidence seychelloise de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) encourage à aller de l’avant dans la mise en œuvre de la Feuille de route La délégation, conduite par le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères des ... | read |
WIND-FARM PROJECT TO START LATER THIS MONTH

01.12.2011

The groundbreaking for the wind-farm project, funded by the Government of Abu Dhabi and to be implemented under the supervision of MASDAR, is to take place later this month with the laying of the foundation ... | read |
RUSSIA READY TO ASSIST SEYCHELLES IN ANTI-PIRACY INITIATIVESRUSSIA READY TO ASSIST SEYCHELLES IN ANTI-PIRACY INITIATIVES

01.12.2011

President James Michel has met with the Head of Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Kryukov this afternoon at State House. Mr. Kryukov was accompanied by the ... | read |
Message from President James Michel - World Aids Day, 1st December 2011

01.12.2011

On this occasion of World AIDS Day, on behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, I renew the commitment that we will continue providing treatment and support freely to all persons living with and ... | read |
Ambassador Nourrice Accredited as the New High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique

30.11.2011

Seychelles Resident High Commissioner in South Africa, Mr. Joseph Nourrice, has presented his letters of Credentials as the new High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to His Excellency Mr Armando Guebuza, the President of ... | read |
Seychelles Steps Up Bilateral relations with UAE

30.11.2011

Following the opening of the new Seychelles Embassy in Abu Dhabi last Thursday, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has met with his counterpart, the Minister for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND ILO SIGNS THE SEYCHELLES DECENT WORK COUNTRY PROGRAMME

30.11.2011

Seychelles in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) officially signed the Seychelles Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2011-2015 during a ceremony held on Monday 28th November 2011 at 4p.m at the School of ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND ILO SIGNS THE SEYCHELLES DECENT WORK COUNTRY PROGRAMME

30.11.2011

Seychelles in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) officially signed the Seychelles Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2011-2015 during a ceremony held on Monday 28th November 2011 at 4p.m at the School of ... | read |
THE FUTURE IS IN THE RENEWABLES

28.11.2011

“Renewable energy is the key to the future. We will encourage private sector investment as well as public-private sector partnerships for the development of solar energy farms and other renewable energy projects which will bring ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND UAE BOLSTER COOPERATION FOR TOURISM PARTNERSHIPS

28.11.2011

President James Michel has held bilateral discussions with the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Khaled Ghanem Al Ghaith, following the opening the Seychelles Embassy and tourism office in ... | read |
TRAVEL ADVERTISING : A GOLD AWARD FOR SEYCHELLES IN CHINA

28.11.2011

Seychelles has received the ‘Gold Award for International Cooperation’ at the opening ceremony of the 2011 China International Travel Advertisers’ Week, in Sanya, Hainan Province, China on November 20. The award was announced by the ... | read |
A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR TOURISM AND INVESTMENT UNVEILED

25.11.2011

President James Michel has opened the doors to increased tourism cooperation and investment from the Middle East, with his symbolic unveiling of the plaque of the new Embassy of the Republic of Seychelles in the ... | read |
FIRST SEYCHELLES DIPLOMATIC MISSION AND TOURISM OFFICE TO BE INAUGURATED IN MIDDLE EAST TODAY

25.11.2011

Seychelles’ first diplomatic mission in the Middle East is to be inaugurated today by President James Michel in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The President, in his capacity as Minister for Tourism, will ... | read |
SEYCHELLES GOVERNMENT COMMITS TO IMPLEMENT OECD RULES BUT ASKS FOR FAIRNESS IN INTERNATIONAL TAXATION RULES

23.11.2011

The following statement has been issued today by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam: Following the recent move by the G20 to publish a list of suspected tax-havens amongst which Seychelles is named, ... | read |
SEYCHELLES INVESTMENT BOARD APPOINTED

23.11.2011

President James Michel has appointed the members of the Seychelles Investment Board, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of the Board, in accordance with Sections 18 (1) and 18(2) of the Seychelles Investment Act, ... | read |
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION WORKSHOP

23.11.2011

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION WORKSHOP The Minister for Investment, Natural Resources and Industry Mr. Peter Sinon attended a half-day workshop today at the International Conference Center to discuss the SADC Protocol on Science, Technology and ... | read |