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Eastern Africa Standby Force pays courtesy call on the Department of Foreign AffairsEastern Africa Standby Force pays courtesy call on the Department of Foreign Affairs

23.10.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Election observers’ team paid a courtesy call on the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Ambassador Barry Faure and the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, ... | read |
Clarification on the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubsClarification on the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubs

22.10.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to clarify a news item aired on SBC on Tuesday 20th October 2020, regarding the donation of the judo uniforms to the Praslin judo clubs. The uniforms were sponsored ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

21.10.2020

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – changes to current list are effective from Monday 19th October 2020. Australia Egypt Liechtenstein Portugal Vietnam Austria Estonia Lithuania Qatar Zimbabwe Botswana Finland ... | read |
President Danny Faure sends congratulatory message to re-elected New Zealand Prime MinisterPresident Danny Faure sends congratulatory message to re-elected New Zealand Prime Minister

20.10.2020

Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, has sent a congratulatory message to the newly re-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand, H.E. Ms. Jacinda Ardern. President Faure stated: “On the occasion of ... | read |
A call for peaceful electionsA call for peaceful elections

20.10.2020

The observers of the Eastern Africa Standby Force election observer mission (EASF-EOM) is expected to be released from quarantine on 22nd October in time to observe the first day of the special voting in designated ... | read |
Vice President Meriton attends the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers MeetingVice President Meriton attends the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting

15.10.2020

The Vice-President in his capacity as the Minister for Foreign Affairs, led the Seychelles delegation at the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM) held virtually on Wednesday 14th October 2020. The Commonwealth Foreign Ministers ... | read |
Arrival of International Observers: General elections in SeychellesArrival of International Observers: General elections in Seychelles

09.10.2020

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) will deploy a team of 10 observers as part of the International election observer mission to the Republic of Seychelles. The observers will arrive in Seychelles on the 9th ... | read |
Le Président Faure et VP Meriton félicitent les nouveaux dirigeants belgesLe Président Faure et VP Meriton félicitent les nouveaux dirigeants belges

07.10.2020

Le Président et le Vice-Président de la République ont adressé cette semaine des messages de félicitations aux nouveaux dirigeants de la Belgique qui retrouve enfin un gouvernement majoritaire après plusieurs mois de tâtonnement. Seize mois ... | read |
Travel Advisory for Visitors from Permitted CountriesTravel Advisory for Visitors from Permitted Countries

07.10.2020

Please see below link for latest Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine effective since 1st October 2020. http://tourism.gov.sc/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Seychelles-Visitor-Travel-Advisory-1st-October-2020.pdf ... | read |
President Faure sends message of solidarity to AmericaPresident Faure sends message of solidarity to America

05.10.2020

Mr. Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles has conveyed a message of solidarity to the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump upon learning that the President and the First ... | read |
Le Vice-Président Meriton félicite le nouveau chef de la diplomatie comorienneLe Vice-Président Meriton félicite le nouveau chef de la diplomatie comorienne

05.10.2020

Le Vice-Président Vincent MERITON a adressé un message de félicitation à Monsieur Dhiohir DHOULKAMAL, nouveau Ministre des Affaires Etrangères et de la Coopération Internationale chargé de la Diaspora de l’Union des Comores. M. DHOULKAMAL 51 ... | read |
President Danny Faure pays tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister, congratulates new Prime MinisterPresident Danny Faure pays tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister, congratulates new Prime Minister

24.09.2020

On Tuesday 22 September 2020, President Danny Faure sent a message of appreciation to the outgoing Prime Minister of Japan, H.E Mr. Abe Shinzo, and a congratulatory message to the incoming Prime Minister of ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

24.09.2020

Updated list of permitted countries from which visitors can travel to Seychelles. This update takes effect from Thursday 1st October 2020. Australia Germany New Zealand Thailand Austria Iceland Norway Vietnam Cambodia Ireland Pakistan   Canada ... | read |
President Danny Faure delivers statement on the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN)President Danny Faure delivers statement on the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN)

22.09.2020

On Monday 21 September 2020, President Danny Faure joined other world leaders in delivering a statement virtually, at the UN High Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. “One thing the ... | read |
Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks)  Regulations, 2020Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks) Regulations, 2020

21.09.2020

S.I.    of 2020 PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2015 (Act 13 of 2015) Public Health (infectious Disease) (Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks) Regulations, 2020   In exercise of the powers conferred by section 26 read ... | read |
Two new COVID-19 cases detected in SeychellesTwo new COVID-19 cases detected in Seychelles

21.09.2020

The Public Health Authority has announced the detection of two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday 18th September 2020. The two visitors who are UK nationals living in UAE, arrived in the country on Monday ... | read |
Seychelles joins the e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Project (e-VBAB)Seychelles joins the e-VidyaBharti and e-ArogyaBharti Project (e-VBAB)

17.09.2020

On the 2nd of September 2020, Ambassador Selby Pillay, High Commissioner of Seychelles accredited to India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd for the e-VidyaBharti (e-education) and e-ArogyaBharti (tele-medicine) Project (e-VBAB) ... | read |
Public Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on PraslinPublic Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on Praslin

14.09.2020

Further investigation is being conducted following detection of a positive COVID-19 case on Praslin today. The 57 year old, who has no history of travel outside of the country presented with symptoms and was admitted ... | read |
Health officials follow up new COVID-19 positive case, urges adherence to health guidelinesHealth officials follow up new COVID-19 positive case, urges adherence to health guidelines

14.09.2020

Health officials have mobilised to conduct further assessment following detection of a positive COVID-19 case today Friday 11th September 2020. The 24 year old visitor who travelled from Dubai arrived in Seychelles on 4th September ... | read |
List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter SeychellesList of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

14.09.2020

Updated list of permitted countries from which visitors can travel to Seychelles. This update takes effect from Monday 14th September 2020. Notable changes from the list are; Egypt, Pakistan, Sweden and Vietnam have been added, ... | read |