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Communiqué: Introduction of Electronic VISA application procedures for UkraineCommuniqué: Introduction of Electronic VISA application procedures for Ukraine

27.11.2018

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has made the decision to cease the issuance of 15-day single entry Visa Type C for tourism and business travel for 46 countries, including Seychelles passport holders, upon ... | read |
De la Présidence du Conseil de la COIDe la Présidence du Conseil de la COI

19.11.2018

Lundi 19 novembre 2018 – Mahé -Seychelles La Commission de l’océan Indien se félicite du bon déroulement du premier tour de l’élection présidentielle à Madagascar tenue le 7 novembre 2018. Elle salue le comportement exemplaire ... | read |
Official Launch of the Indian Ocean Tortoise Alliance (IOTA)Official Launch of the Indian Ocean Tortoise Alliance (IOTA)

13.11.2018

Conserving the Aldabra Tortoise through Regional Cooperation PARIS, FRANCE - November 12, 2019: In a bold move to stress the pivotal role of the Aldabra tortoise in regional ecosystem restoration, as well as shed light ... | read |
President Faure Speaks at the Inaugural Paris Peace ForumPresident Faure Speaks at the Inaugural Paris Peace Forum

13.11.2018

President Danny Faure attended the opening of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum today, at La Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris. The launch of the Forum on Sunday 11th November commemorated ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Presents Credentials to the King of the NetherlandsSeychelles Ambassador Presents Credentials to the King of the Netherlands

12.11.2018

Seychelles’ new ambassador to the Kingdom of Netherlands, Her Excellency Ms. Beryl Samson, presented her letter of credence to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander at the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague on Friday 9th of November. ... | read |
EU-Seychelles Political Dialogue Concludes with Site Visits and Inauguration of ShelterEU-Seychelles Political Dialogue Concludes with Site Visits and Inauguration of Shelter

09.11.2018

The focal point of the three-day working visit of the European Union (EU) delegation to Seychelles was the Sixth Political Dialogue that was held at the Eden Bleu Hotel yesterday where representatives from fifteen EU ... | read |
Seychelles and the EU hold Sixth Political DialogueSeychelles and the EU hold Sixth Political Dialogue

08.11.2018

The Sixth Political Dialogue meeting between the Republic of Seychelles and the European Union was held today at the Eden Bleu hotel in Victoria. The Vice-President of Seychelles, and Minister for Foreign Affairs, accompanied by ... | read |
La COI délégue le consul général des Seychelles au mission d’observation aux élections à MadagascarLa COI délégue le consul général des Seychelles au mission d’observation aux élections à Madagascar

08.11.2018

La Commission de l'Océan Indien (COI) a décidé de déléguer un observateur, en la personne de Monsieur Sylvain de Comarmond, Consul Général honoraire des Seychelles à Madagascar, dans le cadre des élections présidentielles malgaches. Le premier ... | read |
The New German Ambassador to Seychelles is AccreditedThe New German Ambassador to Seychelles is Accredited

07.11.2018

The new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Seychelles, H.E. Mrs Annett Günther, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure at State House yesterday. President Faure extended a warm welcome to Ambassador ... | read |
President Faure Congratulates Irish President on Re-electionPresident Faure Congratulates Irish President on Re-election

06.11.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to the newly re-elected President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, after his landslide victory was confirmed on the 28th October. President Faure conveyed his “warmest and most ... | read |
Ethiopia launches new visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for African citizensEthiopia launches new visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for African citizens

02.11.2018

In line with the African Union agenda of free movement of people within the continent, Ethiopia has, as of October 30th, started granting visas on arrival for all citizens of African Union (AU) member states. ... | read |
Swedish doctors give workshops in SeychellesSwedish doctors give workshops in Seychelles

02.11.2018

A group of twelve Swedish doctors arrived in Seychelles last week for a week-long Orthopedic Conference from the 26th October to the 3rd November at the La Digue Island Lodge. The conference was coordinated by ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to President of IndonesiaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to President of Indonesia

31.10.2018

President Danny Faure has extended his sincerest condolences to H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, following the Lion Air plane crash yesterday that claimed the lives of a number of ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Nominated to the Board of the World’s Largest Climate FundSeychelles Ambassador Nominated to the Board of the World’s Largest Climate Fund

30.10.2018

Seychelles’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, has been nominated to represent Small Island Developing States on the board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world’s largest international ... | read |
President Faure Congratulates Ethiopia's First Female PresidentPresident Faure Congratulates Ethiopia's First Female President

29.10.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia on the occasion of her inauguration. H.E. Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde becomes the first woman ... | read |
New Regional Director of IOM Presents Letter of AccreditationNew Regional Director of IOM Presents Letter of Accreditation

25.10.2018

Mr. Charles Allan Kwenin, the new Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for Southern Africa, presented his letter of accreditation to Mr. Vincent Meriton, Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles and ... | read |
La Commission de l’océan Indien invite tous les acteurs politiques des Comores à privilégier le dialogueLa Commission de l’océan Indien invite tous les acteurs politiques des Comores à privilégier le dialogue

23.10.2018

Le vice-président des Seychelles et le président en exercice de la Commission de l’océan Indien (IOC), S.E. M. Vincent Meriton à publié hier la déclaration suivante en ce qui concerne la situation aux Comores: ... | read |
Seychellois Citizen Kidnapped in South Africa Returns Safely

18.10.2018

A Seychellois citizen has been safely returned to her family on Tuesday after being held captive by kidnappers for three days in South Africa. Her release was secured by the South African Police Services (SAPS) in ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIFLe Vice-Président Meriton souligne les progrès des Seychelles au 17e Sommet de l’OIF

12.10.2018

Le Vice-Président et Ministre des Affaires étrangères, M. Vincent Meriton participe au 17ème Sommet de la Francophonie qui se tient à Erevan, en Arménie.  Ce  Sommet qui a lieu du 11 au 12 octobre ... | read |
President of Sri Lanka departs Seychelles

10.10.2018

President Sirisena bid adieu to Seychelles early this morning after two days of a very productive State visit. At the airport to see him off were, Designated Minister Macsuzy Mondor, Secretary of State Muhamed Affif ... | read |