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Newly Accredited Vietnamese Ambassador calls on DG of Foreign Policy, DG of International Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the Director of World Affairs, Regions and Countries, of the Department of Foreign AffairsNewly Accredited Vietnamese Ambassador calls on DG of Foreign Policy, DG of International Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the Director of World Affairs, Regions and Countries, of the Department of Foreign Affairs

17.09.2019

On the occasion of his accreditation, the Ambassador designate of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Le Huy Hoang was received by the Director General of Foreign Policy, Ms. Lindy Ernesta, the Director ... | read |
Newly Accredited Palestine Ambassador calls on DG Foreign Policy of Department of Foreign Affairs.Newly Accredited Palestine Ambassador calls on DG Foreign Policy of Department of Foreign Affairs.

17.09.2019

The newly accredited ambassador to the State of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Hamdi Mansour Abuali, called on the Director General of Foreign Policy, Ms. Lindy Ernesta, today, at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Ernesta, ... | read |
President Faure sends condolence message to the Kingdom of TongaPresident Faure sends condolence message to the Kingdom of Tonga

13.09.2019

President Danny Faure has extended his sincere condolences to the His Majesty King Tupou VI, King of the Kingdom of Tonga on the passing away of the His Excellency Mr Akilisi Pohiva, the Prime Minister ... | read |
Press communique from Foreign Affairs on its updated travel advisory to South AfricaPress communique from Foreign Affairs on its updated travel advisory to South Africa

09.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise all Seychellois Travelling to South Africa that they can do so as long as they remain vigilant and take extra precautionary measures irrespective of their whereabouts. The ... | read |
UPDATE ON TRAVEL ADVISORY TO SOUTH AFRICAUPDATE ON TRAVEL ADVISORY TO SOUTH AFRICA

09.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise all Seychellois travelling to South Africa that they can do so as long as they remain vigilant and take extra precautionary measures irrespective of their whereabouts. The ... | read |
President Faure sends condolence message to ZimbabwePresident Faure sends condolence message to Zimbabwe

06.09.2019

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, H.E. Mr. Emmerson Mnangagwa, upon hearing of the sad demise of Mr. Robert Mugabe, the former President of Zimbabwe. ... | read |
Travel Advisory to South AfricaTravel Advisory to South Africa

06.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs is discouraging any travel to South Africa at this time, due to the current unrest and violence targeted at foreign nationals. Seychellois travelling to South Africa are advised to take ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to BahamasPresident Faure extends condolences to Bahamas

05.09.2019

President Faure has sent a message of condolence to the Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, H.E. Mr. Cornelius A. Smith, upon learning of the devastating impact of hurricane ‘Dorian’, which has ... | read |
Seychelles adopts Dhaka Declaration supporting collaboration in the Blue Economy for balanced and sustainable economic development in the Indian Ocean Rim region.Seychelles adopts Dhaka Declaration supporting collaboration in the Blue Economy for balanced and sustainable economic development in the Indian Ocean Rim region.

05.09.2019

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, headed the Seychelles delegation at the Third Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Blue Economy Ministerial Conference. The Conference, is being held in ... | read |
President Danny Faure extends message of condolence to GambiaPresident Danny Faure extends message of condolence to Gambia

30.08.2019

Upon learning of the passing of Gambia’s founding father, H.E. Mr. Dawda Kairaba Jawara, President Faure has extended a message of condolence to H.E. Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of Gambia. ... | read |
VP Meriton souligne l’importance particulière de la migration pour les petits Etats insulaires de la COIVP Meriton souligne l’importance particulière de la migration pour les petits Etats insulaires de la COI

26.08.2019

Le Vice-Président Vincent Meriton a souligné l’importance particulière de la politique migratoire pour les Etats de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI au cours de la première Réunion consultative sur l'établissement d'un dialogue régional sur ... | read |
Signing of MoU for the ‘Grand Riviere’ community projectSigning of MoU for the ‘Grand Riviere’ community project

21.08.2019

The High Commissioner of India, H.E. General Dalbir Singh Suhag and Secretary of State of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, along with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Seychelles Land Transport Agency, ... | read |
Vice President Meriton receives Ghanaian High CommissionerVice President Meriton receives Ghanaian High Commissioner

20.08.2019

High Commissioner of the Republic of Ghana to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. George Ayisi Boateng, called on Vice President Vincent Meriton, in his capacity as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on 19 ... | read |
Newly accredited Ethiopian Ambassador calls on Secretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary Confait.Newly accredited Ethiopian Ambassador calls on Secretary of State Faure and Principal Secretary Confait.

20.08.2019

The newly accredited Ambassador of the Republic of Ethiopia to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Meles Alem Tika, was received by the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and of the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, ... | read |
Seychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Dar es SalaamSeychelles Government participates at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Dar es Salaam

16.08.2019

The Principal Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Seychelles, Dr. Marina Confait, led the Seychelles delegation to the SADC Council of Ministers that took place from 13th -14th August 2019 ... | read |
President Faure congratulates India on 73rd Independence DayPresident Faure congratulates India on 73rd Independence Day

14.08.2019

On the occasion of the celebration of the 73rd Independence Day of the Republic of India, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to his counterpart H.E. Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of ... | read |
Seychelles’ First High Commissioner accredited to BangladeshSeychelles’ First High Commissioner accredited to Bangladesh

13.08.2019

On Thursday 8 August 2019, Mr. Selby Pillay became the first Seychelles High Commissioner to be accredited to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. This follows the presentation of his Letter of Credence to Bangladeshi President, ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to TanzaniaPresident Faure extends condolences to Tanzania

10.08.2019

Following the tragic fuel tanker blast incident in Morogoro which has resulted the loss of many lives and left others injured, President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of the ... | read |
Vice President Meriton receives Honorary Cultural Ambassador Patrick VictorVice President Meriton receives Honorary Cultural Ambassador Patrick Victor

09.08.2019

On the occasion of his recent appointment as Honorary Cultural Ambassador, Mr. Patrick Victor paid a courtesy call on Vice President Vincent Meriton, this morning at Maison Quéau de Quincy. Also present at the meeting ... | read |
Eastern African Standby Force recruits another SeychelloisEastern African Standby Force recruits another Seychellois

09.08.2019

Ms. Lina Hoareau has been appointed as the Head of Administration and Finance of the Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) Secretariat which is based in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to her masters’ level education in ... | read |