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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PUBLIC NOTICEDEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PUBLIC NOTICE

07.10.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to inform the public of the new time schedule for its Consular Section which is as follows: Consular services will be rendered from 0830hrs until 1200hrs from Monday ... | read |
On the occasion of the inauguration of roof top solar panels in the Barbarons social housing units.On the occasion of the inauguration of roof top solar panels in the Barbarons social housing units.

03.10.2019

The Indian High Commissioner, H.E. General Dalbir Singh Suhag and the Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Mr. Wallace Cosgrow attended today the inauguration of the roof top solar panels in the 22 Barbarons ... | read |
Japanese government provides SCR100 million grant for the Marine Police UnitJapanese government provides SCR100 million grant for the Marine Police Unit

03.10.2019

The Designated Minister, Mrs. Macsuzy Mondon and the Japanese Ambassador in Seychelles, Mr. Makoto Tominaga, attended a ceremony at the Department of Foreign Affairs today, in an Exchange of Notes on the Japanese grant for ... | read |
Official Launching of Negotiations on the Deepening of the EU – ESA iEPAOfficial Launching of Negotiations on the Deepening of the EU – ESA iEPA

03.10.2019

The official launching of negotiations on the deepening of the European Union and Eastern and Southern African interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EU-ESA iEPA) was launched in Balaclava, Mauritius on 2nd October 2019. His Excellency, the ... | read |
EASF conducts Integrated Mission Planning CourseEASF conducts Integrated Mission Planning Course

02.10.2019

The Eastern African Standby Force (EASF) has conducted an Integrated Mission Planning Course: Training of Trainers (ToT) from 23 September to 2 October 2019. The course, which saw the participation of 4 EASF member states ... | read |
Le Président Faure adresse ses condoléances à la France suite à la mort de Jacques ChiracLe Président Faure adresse ses condoléances à la France suite à la mort de Jacques Chirac

27.09.2019

Le président Danny Faure a envoyé un message à son homologue de la France, Monsieur Emmanuel Macron, pour lui exprimer ses sincères condoléances suite au décès de l’ancien président Jacques Chirac, survenu jeudi matin, à ... | read |
USAFRICOM to provide support to Seychelles Coast Guard and Seychelles Maritime law Enforcement AgenciesUSAFRICOM to provide support to Seychelles Coast Guard and Seychelles Maritime law Enforcement Agencies

20.09.2019

  As of this month, the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) has deployed a maritime patrolled aircraft to provide support to the Seychelles Coast Guard and Seychelles Maritime Law Enforcement Agencies. The aircraft will conduct ... | read |
DFA e-newsletter

20.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs has released its first e-newsletter. Please click on the link below to view. DFA e-newsletter ... | read |
Les Seychelles de retour à LyonLes Seychelles de retour à Lyon

18.09.2019

Le consulat honoraire des Seychelles à Lyon a été ré ouvert le jeudi 12 septembre. C’est la femme d’affaires lyonnaise, Virginie Mathieu, nommé consul honoraire des Seychelles pour la région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes plus tôt cette année, ... | read |
Newly Accredited Vietnamese Ambassador calls on DG of Foreign Policy, DG of International Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the Director of World Affairs, Regions and Countries, of the Department of Foreign AffairsNewly Accredited Vietnamese Ambassador calls on DG of Foreign Policy, DG of International Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the Director of World Affairs, Regions and Countries, of the Department of Foreign Affairs

17.09.2019

On the occasion of his accreditation, the Ambassador designate of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Le Huy Hoang was received by the Director General of Foreign Policy, Ms. Lindy Ernesta, the Director ... | read |
Newly Accredited Palestine Ambassador calls on DG Foreign Policy of Department of Foreign Affairs.Newly Accredited Palestine Ambassador calls on DG Foreign Policy of Department of Foreign Affairs.

17.09.2019

The newly accredited ambassador to the State of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Hamdi Mansour Abuali, called on the Director General of Foreign Policy, Ms. Lindy Ernesta, today, at the Department of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Ernesta, ... | read |
President Faure sends condolence message to the Kingdom of TongaPresident Faure sends condolence message to the Kingdom of Tonga

13.09.2019

President Danny Faure has extended his sincere condolences to the His Majesty King Tupou VI, King of the Kingdom of Tonga on the passing away of the His Excellency Mr Akilisi Pohiva, the Prime Minister ... | read |
Press communique from Foreign Affairs on its updated travel advisory to South AfricaPress communique from Foreign Affairs on its updated travel advisory to South Africa

09.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise all Seychellois Travelling to South Africa that they can do so as long as they remain vigilant and take extra precautionary measures irrespective of their whereabouts. The ... | read |
UPDATE ON TRAVEL ADVISORY TO SOUTH AFRICAUPDATE ON TRAVEL ADVISORY TO SOUTH AFRICA

09.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to advise all Seychellois travelling to South Africa that they can do so as long as they remain vigilant and take extra precautionary measures irrespective of their whereabouts. The ... | read |
President Faure sends condolence message to ZimbabwePresident Faure sends condolence message to Zimbabwe

06.09.2019

President Danny Faure has sent his condolences to the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, H.E. Mr. Emmerson Mnangagwa, upon hearing of the sad demise of Mr. Robert Mugabe, the former President of Zimbabwe. ... | read |
Travel Advisory to South AfricaTravel Advisory to South Africa

06.09.2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs is discouraging any travel to South Africa at this time, due to the current unrest and violence targeted at foreign nationals. Seychellois travelling to South Africa are advised to take ... | read |
President Faure extends condolences to BahamasPresident Faure extends condolences to Bahamas

05.09.2019

President Faure has sent a message of condolence to the Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, H.E. Mr. Cornelius A. Smith, upon learning of the devastating impact of hurricane ‘Dorian’, which has ... | read |
Seychelles adopts Dhaka Declaration supporting collaboration in the Blue Economy for balanced and sustainable economic development in the Indian Ocean Rim region.Seychelles adopts Dhaka Declaration supporting collaboration in the Blue Economy for balanced and sustainable economic development in the Indian Ocean Rim region.

05.09.2019

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure, headed the Seychelles delegation at the Third Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Blue Economy Ministerial Conference. The Conference, is being held in ... | read |
President Danny Faure extends message of condolence to GambiaPresident Danny Faure extends message of condolence to Gambia

30.08.2019

Upon learning of the passing of Gambia’s founding father, H.E. Mr. Dawda Kairaba Jawara, President Faure has extended a message of condolence to H.E. Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of Gambia. ... | read |
VP Meriton souligne l’importance particulière de la migration pour les petits Etats insulaires de la COIVP Meriton souligne l’importance particulière de la migration pour les petits Etats insulaires de la COI

26.08.2019

Le Vice-Président Vincent Meriton a souligné l’importance particulière de la politique migratoire pour les Etats de la Commission de l’Océan Indien (COI au cours de la première Réunion consultative sur l'établissement d'un dialogue régional sur ... | read |