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Seychelles Highlights vision at 2nd Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in BraziliaSeychelles Highlights vision at 2nd Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brazilia

19.11.2015

"According to specific criteria set by the World Bank, Seychelles recently graduated to high income country status. This important leap, recognizes the commendable transformation that Seychelles has made under the leadership of the Government of ... | read |
VISA Free Travel to Russian federation for Seychelles citizens comes into force on December 14VISA Free Travel to Russian federation for Seychelles citizens comes into force on December 14

16.11.2015

Following the signing of the document made at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transport between the Republic of Seychelles and the Russian Federation we would like to announce that VISA free travel to the ... | read |
President Michel congratulates National League For Democracy and Aung Sang suu Kyi following historic election win in MyanmarPresident Michel congratulates National League For Democracy and Aung Sang suu Kyi following historic election win in Myanmar

14.11.2015

President James Michel on behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of Seychelles, conveyed congratulations on the landslide victory of the National League for Democracy (NDL) and to H.E. Aung San ... | read |
Le Président Michel  condamne et  exprime son indignation à la suite des attaques terroristes en FranceLe Président Michel condamne et exprime son indignation à la suite des attaques terroristes en France

14.11.2015

Le Président James Michel a adressé ce samedi un message de condoléances et de solidarité au Président français, François Hollande, suite à la série d’attentats terroristes qui ont frappé des établissements à Paris. Des attaques ... | read |
President Michel expresses deepest sympathies following the demise of "remarkable statesman," former German Chancellor Helmut SchmidtPresident Michel expresses deepest sympathies following the demise of "remarkable statesman," former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt

11.11.2015

President James Michel has expressed his profound sadness and deepest sympathies to the family and friends as well as to the people and government of the Federal Republic of Germany following the demise of the ... | read |
New Ambassador of the Netherlands to Seychelles accreditedNew Ambassador of the Netherlands to Seychelles accredited

11.11.2015

The new ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Franciscus Makken, presented his credentials to President James Michel today at State House. President Michel and Ambassador Makken ... | read |
President Michel meets with high level delegates of African Prosperity ConferencePresident Michel meets with high level delegates of African Prosperity Conference

11.11.2015

President James Michel met with three high level delegates of the African Prosperity Conference, at State House this afternoon. The conference is being held at Eden Bleu Hotel on Eden Island and was organised by ... | read |
New EU Ambassador to Seychelles accredited - Cooperation between Seychelles and EU takes new heightsNew EU Ambassador to Seychelles accredited - Cooperation between Seychelles and EU takes new heights

11.11.2015

The new Ambassador  and Head of delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs. Marjaana Sall, presented her credential to President James Michel at State House this morning. The ... | read |
President Michel meets with Polish Special EnvoyPresident Michel meets with Polish Special Envoy

10.11.2015

President James Michel met with the Ambassador Anna Grupinska at State House this morning. Ambassador Grupinska is the presidential special envoy for the campaign for the non-permanent membership of Poland to the UN Security Council ... | read |
Président Michel félicite Alpha Condé pour sa réélection et les Guinéens pour une consultation paisiblePrésident Michel félicite Alpha Condé pour sa réélection et les Guinéens pour une consultation paisible

03.11.2015

Monsieur James Michel, Président de la République des Seychelles, a adressé ses vives félicitations au Président Alpha Condé pour sa réélection pour un nouveau mandat de cinq ans à la tête de la République de ... | read |
Seychelles represented at swearing in ceremony of new President of TanzaniaSeychelles represented at swearing in ceremony of new President of Tanzania

03.11.2015

The President-elect of Tanzania, Dr John Magufuli, will be sworn in as the country’s next Head of State on Thursday 5th November 2016. The ceremony will take place at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es ... | read |
President Michel expresses condolences following tragic Russian aircraft accident over the SinaiPresident Michel expresses condolences following tragic Russian aircraft accident over the Sinai

01.11.2015

President James Michel has expressed his sincere condolences to President Vladimir Putin,  the Government and people of the Russian Federation as well as the affected families following the tragic aircraft accident, which saw 224 souls ... | read |
President Michel congratulates Dr John Pombe Magufuli following election victory in TanzaniaPresident Michel congratulates Dr John Pombe Magufuli following election victory in Tanzania

30.10.2015

President James Michel congratulated his Tanzanian counterpart, Dr John Pombe Magufuli following his victory in the general elections held in the United Republic of Tanzania. In his message to the President elect, President James Michel also ... | read |
Président Michel félicite son homologue de la Côte d’Ivoire pour sa brillante réélectionPrésident Michel félicite son homologue de la Côte d’Ivoire pour sa brillante réélection

30.10.2015

Le président James Michel a adressé un message de félicitations au président de la République de Côte d’Ivoire ,Monsieur Alassane Ouattara, à l’occasion de sa réélection à l’issue des élections du 25 octobre, et a ... | read |
Seychelles supports cooperation with the International Criminal CourtSeychelles supports cooperation with the International Criminal Court

30.10.2015

"Seychelles supports the Court, and welcomes the opportunity for dialogue on the ways and means to strengthen the relationship between the Court and its States Parties, as it is only with frank and open engagements, ... | read |
Foreign Minister attends Third India Africa Forum SummitForeign Minister attends Third India Africa Forum Summit

30.10.2015

Mr. Joël Morgan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Transport, represented President James Michel at the Third India Africa Forum Summit, held in New Delhi, on 29th October 2015. The India Africa Forum Summit created a ... | read |
Seychelles' Statement at the 3rd India-Africa Summit, New DelhiSeychelles' Statement at the 3rd India-Africa Summit, New Delhi

29.10.2015

Seychelles was represented at the Meeting of Foreign Ministers ahead of the India-Africa Summit on 27th October by Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, standing in for Foreign Minister Joël Morgan. Ambassador ... | read |
President Michel sends condolence messages to Pakistan and Afghanistan following devastating earthquakePresident Michel sends condolence messages to Pakistan and Afghanistan following devastating earthquake

28.10.2015

President James Michel has expressed his profound sadness on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles following the devastating earthquake which has claimed over 200 lives in Pakistan. In a message to the President  of ... | read |
Ambassador Faure highlights trade issues at Meeting of the ACP Ministers of TradeAmbassador Faure highlights trade issues at Meeting of the ACP Ministers of Trade

24.10.2015

Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State for the Department of Foreign Affairs, in representation of Minister Jean-Paul Adam who holds the portfolio responsibility for Trade, led Seychelles' delegation at an ACP Ministers of Trade Meeting ... | read |
Seychelles reaffirms commitment to IORA at Ministerial meeting in PadangSeychelles reaffirms commitment to IORA at Ministerial meeting in Padang

24.10.2015

"Seychelles remains committed to IORA." This is what Secretary of State, Department for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure, conveyed in a statement that he delivered to the IORA Council at the opening of the meeting ... | read |