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Seychelles makes major contribution to Aichi Biodiversity Targets

28.06.2011

Montreal, 27 June 2011— The Seychelles Government announced it will declare new protected areas inthe archipelago, resulting in half (50.59%) of all Seychelles land becoming protected under the law.The Cabinet approved the designation ... | read |
President Michel Congratulates New Director General of FAO

28.06.2011

Following the recent election of the new Director General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Mr. Graziano da Silva of Brazil, President James Michel has sent a message of congratulations on behalf of ... | read |
Half of Seychelles land territory to be protected

21.06.2011

The Seychelles Government has announced that it will soon declare new protected areas in the archipelago, which will result in half (50.59%) of all Seychelles land becoming protected under the law.The Cabinet has ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND TANZANIA FOSTER CLOSER TIESSEYCHELLES AND TANZANIA FOSTER CLOSER TIES

20.06.2011

President James Michel met with the President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete, following the National Day celebrations on Saturday evening.President Michel said that it is was great pleasure to welcome President Kikwete and Mrs. Kikwete ... | read |
THE FRUITS OF ACTIVE DIPLOMATIC WORK

16.06.2011

“The reception of the two airplanes today signifies the special and excellent relationship that exist between China and Seychelles, and also the fruit of our active diplomatic work to build on the bridges of friendship ... | read |
WORLD LEADERS AND GOVERNMENTS CONGRATULATE THE PRESIDENT ON RE-ELECTION

26.05.2011

President James Michel has received messages of congratulations from world leaders, governments, international organizations and dignitaries.France, Portugal, Greece, China, India, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, the Vatican, and the Commonwealth have sent messages ... | read |
PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES NEW CAF VICE-PRESIDENTPRESIDENT CONGRATULATES NEW CAF VICE-PRESIDENT

19.05.2011

President James Michel has met with Suketu Patel to congratulate him on achievement of his nomination as the 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) by the CAF Executive Committee this week.“It ... | read |
Seychelles Mourns the Loss of Former Irish Prime Minister

19.05.2011

President Michel has sent a message of condolence to the government and people of Ireland following the passing of former Irish Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald, whom he described as a personal friend:“I had the good ... | read |
Le Président Michel adresse un message de satisfaction au Pape Benoît XVI, à l’occasion de la béatification du Pape Jean-Paul II

30.04.2011

Le Président de la République, Monsieur James Alix Michel a, à l’occasion de la béatification du Pape Jean-Paul II envoyé un message de satisfaction au Pape Benoît XVI.Dans son message, le Président Michel a ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND MAURITIUS JOINTLY SECURE EXTENDED CONTINENTAL SHELF IN THE MASCARENE REGION

29.04.2011

President James Michel has congratulated the Seychelles and Mauritian delegations for the successful outcome of the joint submission to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf for the delineation and jurisdiction ... | read |
Seychelles Celebrates with Great Britain

29.04.2011

President James Michel has, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, congratulated HRH Prince William of Wales and his bride Katherine Middleton on the occasion of their wedding today.In a message sent ... | read |
PRESIDENT MICHEL MEETS UAE HEALTH MINISTER

26.04.2011

President James Michel has met with the Minister of Health of the United Arab Emirates Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, and members of his delegation at State House this morning.President Michel reiterated the ... | read |
STATE-OF-THE-ART DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE OPENS

25.04.2011

The Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Diagnostic Centre, built at a cost of 10 million USD, at Seychelles Hospital has opened its doors for the first time today, starting its mission to become one ... | read |
THIRD SUCCESSFUL RESCUE OF SEYCHELLOIS HOSTAGESTHIRD SUCCESSFUL RESCUE OF SEYCHELLOIS HOSTAGES

21.04.2011

President James Michel, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, has congratulated the Seychelles Coast Guard, the Tazar force and SPDF units who took part in the operation to rescue the 4 Seychellois fishermen ... | read |
EXCITING SEYCHELLES: A NEW INVESTMENT BRAND

05.04.2011

President James Michel has launched a new brand “Exciting Seychelles” for investment which advocates Seychelles not just as the place for holidays but also a great place to invest a great place for wealth creation ... | read |
CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FOM PRESIDENT MICHEL TO HIS IMPERIAL MAJESTY AKIHITO, EMPEROR OF JAPAN

11.03.2011

YOUR MAJESTY,ON MY PERSONAL BEHALF AND ON THAT OF THE GOVERNMENT AND THE PEOPLE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES, I WISH TO EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AND TO THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN ... | read |
SEYCHELLES CONDEMNS VIOLENCE IN LIBYA

24.02.2011

Seychelles has added its voice to the condemnation of the continued violence which has erupted in Libya.President James Michel has welcomed the statement issued on Tuesday by the Security Council of the United Nations ... | read |
Seychelles rejoices with the people of Southern Sudan

08.02.2011

Following the announcement that the recent Sudanese referendum results were in favour of the secession of Southern Sudan, President James Alix Michel sent a congratulatory letter to H.E. Mr. Salva Kiir, President of South ... | read |
SEYCHELLES AND INDIA DEVELOP PRIVELEGED RELATIONSHIPSEYCHELLES AND INDIA DEVELOP PRIVELEGED RELATIONSHIP

04.02.2011

President James Michel has met with Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the Prime Minister’s residence in New Delhi, during the President’s working visit to India this week.“We have reviewed the progress we ... | read |
THREE PRESIDENTS CONFER SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP AWARD TO INDIAN PRIME MINISTERTHREE PRESIDENTS CONFER SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP AWARD TO INDIAN PRIME MINISTER

04.02.2011

President James Michel together with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Dominican President Leonel Fernandez Reyna conferred the TERI Sustainable Leadership Award 2011 to the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh, at the inauguration of ... | read |