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Seychelles, The Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Gabon co-hosts of Climate Change Side EventSeychelles, The Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Gabon co-hosts of Climate Change Side Event

09.02.2020

"In order to protect its coastline from ongoing erosion, the Government of Seychelles has embarked on an ambitious and hide-reaching coastal management plan costing USD15 million" said the Principal Secretary for Climate Change and Energy, ... | read |
Dr. Marina Confait, Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs leads the Seychelles delegation at the 36th Session of the African Union Executive CouncilDr. Marina Confait, Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs leads the Seychelles delegation at the 36th Session of the African Union Executive Council

07.02.2020

The 36th Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 6th to 7th February 2020, rallies together the foreign ministers and representatives of Member State countries ... | read |
Public Health Authority issues new travel advisoryPublic Health Authority issues new travel advisory

07.02.2020

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus has had over 20,000 confirmed cases in 23 countries. Most of the cases are scattered across China but mainly Hubei Province. Out of the countries with confirmed cases, ... | read |
VP Meriton welcomes Commanding Officer of INS AIRAVATVP Meriton welcomes Commanding Officer of INS AIRAVAT

06.02.2020

Vice President Vincent Meriton yesterday welcomed the Commanding Officer of the INS AIRAVAT, Commander Sunil Sankar, at State House.  INS AIRAVAT, an Indian naval vessel which arrived at Port Victoria on Tuesday 4th Feb ... | read |
EASF Receives Prestigious Africa Peace AwardEASF Receives Prestigious Africa Peace Award

06.02.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force was on 24th January, 2019, in a ceremony at the EASF Secretariat in Nairobi, presented with a Prestigious Africa Peace Award by the United Religions Initiative (URl) - Africa. URI ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to KenyaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Kenya

05.02.2020

On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure, extended a message of condolence to H.E Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, upon hearing of the sad ... | read |
Press Conference on upcoming workshop on “The Transformation & Modernization of Data Management”Press Conference on upcoming workshop on “The Transformation & Modernization of Data Management”

05.02.2020

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute for Technology Innovation (NISTI), Mr. Xavier Estico, led a press conference on Tuesday 4 ... | read |
Swiss Ambassador pays courtesy call on PS ConfaitSwiss Ambassador pays courtesy call on PS Confait

05.02.2020

Yesterday, the newly accredited Ambassador to the Confederation of Switzerland, H.E Chasper Sarrot, called on the Principal Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait today at Maison Quéau de Quinssy. Dr. ... | read |
Joint Press Communiqué between Department of Foreign Affairs and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD)Joint Press Communiqué between Department of Foreign Affairs and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD)

03.02.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Agency for National Resource Development (ANHRD) would like to confirm that the two Seychellois students in Wuhan, the epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus, have been safely transferred to ... | read |
Pluies diluviennes à Madagascar: Le Président Faure exprime sa solidarité et présente ses condoléancesPluies diluviennes à Madagascar: Le Président Faure exprime sa solidarité et présente ses condoléances

29.01.2020

Le Président Danny Faure a exprimé sa solidarité au peuple frère malagasy à la suite des pluies diluviennes qui sont tombées dans le pays occasionnant des morts, des dégâts matériels et de nombreux sinistrés. Selon ... | read |
Travel Advisory to ChinaTravel Advisory to China

29.01.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs is in accord with the Ministry of Health in its recent travel advisory to China, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Seychelles ... | read |
Joint Secretary of the Republic of India makes courtesy call to PS ConfaitJoint Secretary of the Republic of India makes courtesy call to PS Confait

24.01.2020

The new Joint Secretary of the Indian Ocean Region of the Republic of India, H.E Mr. Amit Narang, paid a courtesy call to the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, at Maison ... | read |
Indian naval ship hands over Hydrography Charts of Seychelles’ EEZIndian naval ship hands over Hydrography Charts of Seychelles’ EEZ

17.01.2020

Vice-President Vincent Meriton, today attended the handing over ceremony of Hydrography Charts of the Seychelles’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), on-board a Hydrography Indian Naval Ship ‘INS Darshak.’ Also present at the ceremony, was Minister ... | read |
President Faure extends condolence to OmanPresident Faure extends condolence to Oman

13.01.2020

On behalf of the government and the people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure extended a message of condolence to His Majesty, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al -Said, Sultan of the Sultanate of Oman, the Royal ... | read |
President Faure sends condolence messages after tragic plane crashPresident Faure sends condolence messages after tragic plane crash

10.01.2020

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to the H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, after learning of the tragic plane crash of Ukraine International airlines flights 752 earlier ... | read |
Accreditation of Seychelles sixth Ambassador to the Holy SeeAccreditation of Seychelles sixth Ambassador to the Holy See

10.01.2020

Upon Her Excellency, Ambassador Beryl Samson presentation of her Credentials at the Vatican, His Holiness Pope Francis articulated his wish to promote a culture of dialogue as the pathway, joint collaboration as the conduct and ... | read |
Sri Lankan High Commissioner pays farewell visit to Vice President Vincent MeritonSri Lankan High Commissioner pays farewell visit to Vice President Vincent Meriton

08.01.2020

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Seychelles, H.E. Dr. Tikiri Herath Gunathilake paid a farewell visit to Vice President Vincent Meriton and the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, ... | read |
Ambassador Barry Faure receives Commanding Officer of the INS DarshakAmbassador Barry Faure receives Commanding Officer of the INS Darshak

31.12.2019

Today at Maison Queau de Quinssy, Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy met with Captain J. Gurumani, the Commanding Officer of the INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey vessel. Captain ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message on Cuban Liberation DayPresident Faure sends congratulatory message on Cuban Liberation Day

30.12.2019

President Danny Faure has extended a congratulatory message to H.E Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic of Cuba, on the occasion of his country’s Liberation Day. “On behalf of the government of ... | read |
Ambassadors’ Retreat 2019 draws to a closeAmbassadors’ Retreat 2019 draws to a close

23.12.2019

Friday 20 December 2019, marked the last day of the Ambassadors Retreat 2019, with a closing ceremony at the Savoy Resort & Spa. In his capacity as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vice President Vincent Meriton ... | read |