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Honorary Consulate of Seychelles in Ghana Celebrates National DayHonorary Consulate of Seychelles in Ghana Celebrates National Day

06.07.2020

On June 29th 2020, the Seychelles Consulate in Ghana conducted a commemorative event to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the declaration of Seychelles Independence. The Honorary Consulate hosted an evening reception at their office located ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message on Canada DayPresident Faure sends congratulatory message on Canada Day

02.07.2020

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to H.E. the Rt Hon. Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada in commemorating ‘Canada Day’. “On the occasion of the 153rd Anniversary of the Confederation ... | read |
Repatriated Seychellois nationals from Europe arrive home safelyRepatriated Seychellois nationals from Europe arrive home safely

30.06.2020

On Saturday 27th June 2020, 50 Seychellois nationals stranded in various European countries, were finally able to return home on an exclusive Air Seychelles repatriation flight.   This operation was a coordinated effort by the ... | read |
Coronavirus: Press Update - Repeat COVID-19 PCR Test Negative for Three PersonsCoronavirus: Press Update - Repeat COVID-19 PCR Test Negative for Three Persons

28.06.2020

The Public Health Laboratory has confirmed that repeat PCR test for COVID-19 conducted on samples from the French, the Filipino and the United Emirates nationals who tested positive yesterday morning, have returned negative results for ... | read |
Coronavirus: Press UpdateCoronavirus: Press Update

28.06.2020

66 Seafarers from the Spanish fishing fleet who arrived in Seychelles on 23rd June now have positive PCR results for COVID-19. In addition, the Department of Health has today recorded positive PCR tests for COVID-19 ... | read |
Seychelles to resume passenger flights on 1st AugustSeychelles to resume passenger flights on 1st August

26.06.2020

President Danny Faure on June 23, 2020 announced that commercial passenger flights to Seychelles are to resume on August 1, 2020. The decision was announced following a meeting at the State House, chaired by President ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message to RussiaPresident Faure sends congratulatory message to Russia

12.06.2020

The Russian Federation today, 12 June 2020, celebrates its Independence Day. To mark this occasion, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to his Russian counterpart, H.E Vladimir Putin. In his message, President ... | read |
Le Président Faure adresse ses condoléances au peuple burundaisLe Président Faure adresse ses condoléances au peuple burundais

10.06.2020

Le Président Danny Faure a adressé ce mercredi un message de condoléances au peuple burundais à la suite du décès inopiné de son président sortant, Monsieur Pierre Nkurunziza, 55 ans. Selon un communiqué du gouvernement ... | read |
World Ocean’s Day keynote address delivered by Ambassador Barry FaureWorld Ocean’s Day keynote address delivered by Ambassador Barry Faure

08.06.2020

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure,was today invited by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union, Ambassador Vincent Degert, to deliver a keynote address on ... | read |
Handing over ceremony of second consignment of medical supplies from IndiaHanding over ceremony of second consignment of medical supplies from India

07.06.2020

The second consignment of essential medicine supplies from India arrived today (7 June 2020) in Port Victoria aboard INS Kesari. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs & Blue Economy, Amb. Barry Faure & Secretary of ... | read |
Les ministres de la COI se réunissent en une session virtuelle extraordinaire consacrée au Covid-19Les ministres de la COI se réunissent en une session virtuelle extraordinaire consacrée au Covid-19

06.06.2020

Le Conseil des ministres de la Commission de l’océan Indien (COI) s’est réuni en session extraordinaire virtuelle ce vendredi. C’est la première du genre tenue par la COI, Covid oblige,  et la première sous la ... | read |
Air Seychelles to operate inbound flights for Seychellois nationalsAir Seychelles to operate inbound flights for Seychellois nationals

05.06.2020

Air Seychelles is working closely with the Department of Foreign Affairs to plan a series of inbound flights in the upcoming weeks, to return Seychellois nationals as well as non-Seychellois residents with permanent residence status ... | read |
Commemorative message by VP Meriton in celebration of OACPS DayCommemorative message by VP Meriton in celebration of OACPS Day

05.06.2020

Today, on 5th June, Seychelles proudly joins the rest of the member countries of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) to celebrate the OACPS Day under the theme of ‘Power of Change’. ... | read |
Press Communique from Public Health AuthorityPress Communique from Public Health Authority

31.05.2020

Review of Countries for entry into Seychelles At its last review on the 28th May 2020, the Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) identified a number of countries as low risk. In conducting its review ... | read |
Third virtual SADC Council of Ministers meetingThird virtual SADC Council of Ministers meeting

29.05.2020

The SADC Secretariat and the United Republic of Tanzania as the Chair, hosted today, on 29th May, the 3rd virtual meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers.  The Seychelles' delegation was led by Ambassador ... | read |
Chinese government donates medical materials to SeychellesChinese government donates medical materials to Seychelles

29.05.2020

On 26th May 2020, a batch of protective equipment donated by the Chinese government arrived in Seychelles via Ethiopian Airlines. The donated medical materials include 500 infrared thermometers, which are needed desperately by local schools ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to PakistanPresident Faure sends message of condolence to Pakistan

27.05.2020

President Faure has extended his condolences to H.E. Mr. Arif Alvi, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, following the shocking news of the tragic air plane crash of the Pakistan International Airlines flight ... | read |
Ambassador Kozhin calls upon Vice President Meriton for Africa DayAmbassador Kozhin calls upon Vice President Meriton for Africa Day

26.05.2020

On the occasion of Africa Day, celebrated on Monday 24 May 2020, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, H.E. Artem Alexandrovich Kozhin, called upon Vice President (VP) Meriton, to personally deliver a congratulatory message ... | read |
Africa Day message by Vice-President MeritonAfrica Day message by Vice-President Meriton

25.05.2020

Today, on the 25th of May, Seychelles join the rest of the continent to proudly celebrate our beloved Africa. As we commemorate Africa Day this year, we do so by contemplating on our African origins. ... | read |
President Faure sends condolences to IndiaPresident Faure sends condolences to India

22.05.2020

President Faure has extended his condolences to H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, upon hearing of the devastating effect of the cyclone ‘Amphan’ that has swept across areas of ... | read |