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Seychelles and Indonesia teams up for bilateral family affairs

25.09.2018

Minister for Family Affairs Mitcy Larue led a 7 person delegation to Bali, Indonesia, comprising of representatives of Health, Social Protection, Elderly and Family Affairs.  The main objectives of this mission was twofold: the ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Tanzania

23.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his deepest sympathies to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Dr. John Joseph Magufuli, following the tragic accident, in which a passenger ferry capsized near Ukara Island ... | read |
Seychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation AgreementSeychelles and Curacao agree to conclude a Customs Cooperation Agreement

21.09.2018

Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, and Principal Secretary of Trade, Ms. Cillia Mangroo, concluded a two-day official mission in Curacao geared specifically towards concluding an Administrative Cooperation Agreement between the customs ... | read |
Foreign Affairs warns Seychellois to respect the law of the country wherever they may be

20.09.2018

The Seychelles Government reminds the Seychellois to respect the law of the land wherever they may be. It does not tolerate any illegal activities that Seychellois may be involved in, including when travelling overseas. These ... | read |
Les Seychelles prennent le flambeau de la présidence du Conseil des Ministres de la COILes Seychelles prennent le flambeau de la présidence du Conseil des Ministres de la COI

20.09.2018

Les travaux de la 33ème session ordinaire du Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI) tenus à Balaclava, Maurice, ont pris fin jeudi dernier avec l’accession de la République des Seychelles à ... | read |
CUBA AND SEYCHELLES HAVE SPECIAL RELATIONSCUBA AND SEYCHELLES HAVE SPECIAL RELATIONS

19.09.2018

The Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla,declared that,"Seychelles and Cuba have special relations despite being so distant geographically”.  Minister Bruno made this statement during a bilateral meeting with ... | read |
UNDP Report Ranks Seychelles Top in Africa

18.09.2018

The UNDP Human Development Report 2018, which was launched on Friday 14th September, has ranked Seychelles #1 in Africa in the Human Development Index (HDI)’s measurement of national achievements. A key indicator of human growth ... | read |
African Union (AU) 19th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council Strongly backs the ACP Negotiating Mandate for Post-Cotonou Negotiations

17.09.2018

African Union (AU) 19th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council Strongly backs the ACP Negotiating Mandate for Post –Cotonou Negotiations The Seychelles delegation at the Council joined the chorus of voices calling for support of ... | read |
Inaugural Session of the Seychelles Foreign Affairs Forum (SEYFAF)

17.09.2018

The inaugural session of the Seychelles Foreign Affairs Forum (SEYFAF) was held on 10th September 2018, in the Vice-President’s Conference Room as State House. The SEYFAF has been set up by the Department of Foreign ... | read |
Seychelles supports the call for a more performing African Union CommissionSeychelles supports the call for a more performing African Union Commission

14.09.2018

A two-day Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) came to an end at the seat of the AU. The Retreat, a Decision of the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of ... | read |
Seychelles signs General Framework Agreement with Botswana

14.09.2018

Seychelles and Botswana, meeting in the margins of the 6th Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union, signed a General Framework Agreement for cooperation. Signing on behalf of Botswana was Dr. Unity Dow, ... | read |
Seychelles participates in the Archipelagic and Islands State Forum (AIS)

13.09.2018

Special Envoy of President of Seychelles for ASEAN, His Excellency Mr. Nico Barito, represented Seychelles in the 2nd Senior Official Preparatory Meeting of the AIS Forum, held in Jakarta on 6th September 2018. In his ... | read |
Incident involving the Moroccan delegation at the Seychelles International Airport

07.09.2018

In relation to the recent report regarding the incident involving the Moroccan delegation at the Seychelles International Airport, the Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that an investigation into the incident has been launched ... | read |
First “Journee Du Souvenir Pondicherry-Seychelles” celebrated in IndiaFirst “Journee Du Souvenir Pondicherry-Seychelles” celebrated in India

06.09.2018

More than 500 guests filled the auditorium of the University of Pondicherry on 27 August to mark the first “Journée du Souvenir Pondicherry-Seychelles” organized by the High Commission of Seychelles in India and Seychelles’ Honorary ... | read |
Seychelles mourns the passing of Honorary Consul General, Mr Adil Iskaros

06.09.2018

President Faure has expressed his deepest sympathies and condolences to the Iskaros family upon the passing away of Mr Adil Iskaros on Saturday. Mr Iskaros served as Honorary Consul and subsequently Honorary Consul General for ... | read |
High Commissioner Marie-Antoinette Rose-Quatre Accredited to BotswanaHigh Commissioner Marie-Antoinette Rose-Quatre Accredited to Botswana

03.09.2018

On 21st August 2018, High Commissioner Marie-Antoinette Rose-Quatre, presented her letters of accreditation to H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana at the Office of the President in Gaborone, Botswana. High ... | read |
President Faure offers sympathies to Prime Minister Modi following disastrous flooding

19.08.2018

On behalf of the Government and People of Seychelles, President Faure offered sympathies to the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, H.E. Narendra Modi, and the families who have been affected by the ... | read |
President Faure joins other leaders in expressing his sadness following the demise of UN Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan

18.08.2018

Following the demise of the former United Nations Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, the President of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure has conveyed on behalf of the Government and People of Seychelles our heartfelt condolences to ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Italy

15.08.2018

President Faure offered his deepest condolences to the Prime Minister of the Italian Republic, H.E. Giuseppe Conte, following the tragic incident in the city of Genoa where a motorway bridge collapsed, resulting in the ... | read |
Political Dialogue Meeting Between Seychelles and ChinaPolitical Dialogue Meeting Between Seychelles and China

10.08.2018

On 9th August 2018, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure met with Mr. Chen Xiaodong, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, in Beijing for the 2nd Political Dialogue meeting between Seychelles ... | read |