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Press Communique: VISA formalities

22.08.2017

As a matter of priority the Department of Foreign Affairs facilitates travel of Seychellois nationals by concluding visa waiver agreements. Today, the passport of the Republic of Seychelles is considered the best travel document to ... | read |
Strategic Decisions Emerge from the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit for Heads of States and GovernmentsStrategic Decisions Emerge from the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit for Heads of States and Governments

22.08.2017

 Following two days of deliberations during the 37th SADC Summit for Heads of States and Government, numerous strategic decisions have emerged expecting to lead to new actions for the benefit of member states of the ... | read |
President Faure holds bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SADC SummitPresident Faure holds bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SADC Summit

21.08.2017

President Danny Faure met with the President of Republic of South Africa H.E Jacob Gedleyihkisa Zuma and Mr. David Mbangiseni Mahlobo, Minister of State Security, on the side-lines of the 37th SADC Summit that took ... | read |
Seychelles proposes Regional Strategy to address the Scourge of Drugs in the SADC regionSeychelles proposes Regional Strategy to address the Scourge of Drugs in the SADC region

21.08.2017

SADC has welcomed and recognized Seychelles' contribution and proposal for the introduction of a comprehensive regional strategy to collectively address drug issues in the SADC region. The Summit agreed that there was an imperative necessity ... | read |
President Faure delivers Maiden Address during Opening Ceremony of 37th SADC Summit of Heads of States and GovernmentsPresident Faure delivers Maiden Address during Opening Ceremony of 37th SADC Summit of Heads of States and Governments

21.08.2017

Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA: The President of the Republic, President Danny Faure delivered his Maiden address at the official opening ceremony of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of States and Governments for the ... | read |
President sends message of condolence to Spain following devastating terror attack in BarcelonaPresident sends message of condolence to Spain following devastating terror attack in Barcelona

18.08.2017

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to His Majesty Felipe VI, King of the Kingdom of Spain on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, following the deadly terrorist ... | read |
Ambassador Radegonde Accredited as new Permanent Delegate of Seychelles to UNESCOAmbassador Radegonde Accredited as new Permanent Delegate of Seychelles to UNESCO

17.08.2017

Seychelles’ Paris-based Ambassador, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, has presented his Letters of Credential to Mrs. Irina Bokova, the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris ... | read |
President Faure congratulates re-elected Kenyan President Uhuru KenyattaPresident Faure congratulates re-elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

12.08.2017

Following the electoral victory of H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message on his personal behalf as well that of the Government and people of ... | read |
Ambassador Pierre accredited to EthiopiaAmbassador Pierre accredited to Ethiopia

10.08.2017

Ambassador David Pierre presented his credentials to Ethiopian President His Excellency Dr Mulatu Teshome in a ceremony held in the Red Room of the National Palace  yesterday 9 th August 2017. After presenting his credentials, ... | read |
Accreditation of New High Commissioner for Australia to SeychellesAccreditation of New High Commissioner for Australia to Seychelles

08.08.2017

The new High Commissioner of Australia to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Ms Jenny Ann Dee, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure at State House this morning. President Faure congratulated High Commissioner Dee ... | read |
New High Commissioner of South Africa AccreditedNew High Commissioner of South Africa Accredited

08.08.2017

The new High Commissioner of South Africa to Seychelles, Her Royal Highness Zenami N Dlamimi, presented her credentials to President Danny Faure during an accreditation ceremony held at State House this morning. President Faure welcomed ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message to reelected Rwandan President following victory.President Faure sends congratulatory message to reelected Rwandan President following victory.

07.08.2017

Following the victory of H.E. President Paul Kagame in the Republic of Rwanda's General election, President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles. ... | read |
Foreign Secretary receives first Seychellois UN AIDS Country Directory Dr Jude PadayachyForeign Secretary receives first Seychellois UN AIDS Country Directory Dr Jude Padayachy

31.07.2017

?The Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Claude Morel and the Principal Secretary received the UNAIDS Country Director for Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and Seychelles, Dr Jude Padayachy at Maison Queau de Quinssy today, ... | read |
President Faure Thanks Retired Ambassadors for their Service to SeychellesPresident Faure Thanks Retired Ambassadors for their Service to Seychelles

25.07.2017

President Danny Faure welcomed two retired Ambassadors, Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd and Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, to State House this morning. President Faure expressed his sincere gratitude to the Ambassadors for having dedicated their careers to the ... | read |
President Faure Receives Representative of the Roman Catholic ChurchPresident Faure Receives Representative of the Roman Catholic Church

25.07.2017

S.E. Apostolic Nuncio Paolo Gualtieri and the Bishop of St Denis Mgr Gilbert Aubry paid a courtesy call to President Faure at State House this morning, accompanied by the Bishop of Seychelles Mgr Denis ... | read |
Seychelles’ Chair of the CGPCS undertakes a goodwill mission to MogadishuSeychelles’ Chair of the CGPCS undertakes a goodwill mission to Mogadishu

24.07.2017

  The Seychelles’ Chair of the Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) undertook on 23rd and 24th July 2017 a goodwill mission to Mogadishu, capital of Somalia and the seat of ... | read |
Seychelles active as UN reviews oceans SDGSeychelles active as UN reviews oceans SDG

18.07.2017

Seychelles and other small island developing countries were active at the United Nations in New York as the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) reviewed the sustainable development goal (SDG) on oceans. The HLPF oversees the ... | read |
Seychelles delivers a successful 20 th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off  the Coast of SomaliaSeychelles delivers a successful 20 th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia

11.07.2017

The Seychelles delegation has returned to Seychelles following the successful 20th Plenary of the Contact Group on Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), which was co-hosted by the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), and held ... | read |
Seychelles HIgh Commissioner Accredited to Sri LankaSeychelles HIgh Commissioner Accredited to Sri Lanka

10.07.2017

Seychelles High Commissioner Conrad Meric presented his Credentials to His Excellency Mr Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at his Official Residence on Wednesday 28th June 2017 accrediting him  as the Third ... | read |
General Cooperation Agreement signed between Seychelles and St. VincentGeneral Cooperation Agreement signed between Seychelles and St. Vincent

30.06.2017

The Principal Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Michelle Murray signed a General Cooperation Agreement with H.E. Mr Cenio Lewis, High Commissioner of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines today at Maison Queue de Quinssy.  ... | read |