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Seychelles’ Consular diplomacy – supporting our Seychellois nationals stranded abroadSeychelles’ Consular diplomacy – supporting our Seychellois nationals stranded abroad

22.05.2020

In his address to the nation on Monday 27th April 2020, President Danny Faure announced Government’s plan to repatriate Seychellois patients who were stranded in India and Sri Lanka, in the wake of the COVID-19 ... | read |
Arrival of 3rd round of medical supplies from Jack Ma FoundationArrival of 3rd round of medical supplies from Jack Ma Foundation

22.05.2020

On Thursday 21st May 2020, Seychelles received a third round of medical supplies from the Jack Ma Foundation (Alibaba), delivered on a special Ethiopian Airways flight. This relief initiative was launched by the Prime Minister ... | read |
SIDS DOCK and GRID-Arendal announce strategic partnership for sustainable use and management of marine resources in small islands and low-lying developing countriesSIDS DOCK and GRID-Arendal announce strategic partnership for sustainable use and management of marine resources in small islands and low-lying developing countries

18.05.2020

Projects will support the economic and livelihoods systems of the populations and promote  15 May 2020, United Nations Headquarters, New York, U.S.A.: SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Sustainable Energy and ... | read |
Extraordinary COMESA Council of Ministers Meeting held by video conferencingExtraordinary COMESA Council of Ministers Meeting held by video conferencing

15.05.2020

Following the Trade and Customs Committee meeting which was held on 28th April and 5th May 2020 and the Intergovernmental Committee meeting held on 12th May 2020, the COMESA Council of Ministers met in an extraordinary session on ... | read |
Every citizen a diplomat!Every citizen a diplomat!

14.05.2020

Nothing unites a nationlike a shared struggle against a common enemy. At this point in our history the common enemy is the Coronavirus, or Covid-19, which threatens our very existence. The Covid-19 pandemic has spared ... | read |
Extraordinary COMESA Intergovernmental Committee Meeting by Video ConferencingExtraordinary COMESA Intergovernmental Committee Meeting by Video Conferencing

13.05.2020

Given the COVID 19 pandemic affecting the region and the world, the COMESA Secretariat decided to call for an extraordinary Intergovernmental Committee (IC) meeting, held on 12th May 2020, at the Department of Foreign Affairs. ... | read |
Chinese Embassy in Seychelles donates medical supplies to SeychellesChinese Embassy in Seychelles donates medical supplies to Seychelles

11.05.2020

Chinese Embassy in Seychelles - PRESS RELEASE On 8th May, the Chinese embassy in Seychelles donated medical supplies to the Department of Health to support the Seychelles’ efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. This batch of ... | read |
VP Meriton sends message to EU Ambassador to commemorate ‘Europe Day’VP Meriton sends message to EU Ambassador to commemorate ‘Europe Day’

09.05.2020

On the occasion of ‘Europe Day’ celebrated on the 9th May, Mr. Vincent Meriton, Vice-President (VP) of the Republic of Seychelles and Minister for Foreign Affairs, has extended warmest wishes to H.E Ambassador Vincent ... | read |
President Faure sends birthday greetings to the first President of ZambiaPresident Faure sends birthday greetings to the first President of Zambia

08.05.2020

In his address, President Faure highlighted that “On the occasion of the 96th birthday of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, first President of the Republic of Zambia, the government and the people of Seychelles join me in ... | read |
Seychelles Embassy in Cuba assists stranded Palauan studentsSeychelles Embassy in Cuba assists stranded Palauan students

07.05.2020

The Department of Foreign Affairs would like to refer to an article published in RNZ News (New Zealand’s public broadcaster) on the 6th May 2020 entitled “Cuba offers doctors to Palau, helps stranded Palauan students” (see ... | read |
Public Health Authority announces gradual removal of restrictionsPublic Health Authority announces gradual removal of restrictions

07.05.2020

As announced by the Public Health Commissioner in the last press conference held on Thursday 30th April 2020, several of the restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will gradually be removed ... | read |
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASES) REGULATIONS ORDERCOVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASES) REGULATIONS ORDER

07.05.2020

LEGAL MEASURES UNDER THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2015 New Orders are in force from 4th May until further notice 1. Infectious Disease (Prohibition of Public Assemblies) (No. 4) Order, 2020 2. Infectious Disease (Prohibition of ... | read |
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) SCHEDULE OF OPENING OF ESTABLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIESCOVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) SCHEDULE OF OPENING OF ESTABLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

07.05.2020

MAY 1. Shops 2. Retail-Home Deliveries 3. Food outlets:   Take-Aways  Restaurants   Snack Shops  Mobile Units 4. Spas/Hairdressers/Barber 5. Postal Services 6. All Fishing Industry 7. Construction 8. Tourism activities: guided tours, Guest Houses, Hotels 9. ... | read |
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASE) REGULATIONS ORDERSCOVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASE) REGULATIONS ORDERS

07.05.2020

PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 2015 (Act 13 of 2015) PUBLIC HEALTH (INFECTIOUS DISEASES) REGULATIONS ORDERS Infectious Disease (Prohibition of Public Assemblies) (No. 4) Order, 2020 Infectious Disease (Prohibition of Public Assemblies) (Restriction on operation of activities ... | read |
President Danny Faure extends condolences to TanzaniaPresident Danny Faure extends condolences to Tanzania

06.05.2020

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, after hearing of the passing away of Dr. Augustine Mahiga, who ... | read |
President Faure sends message of condolence to the Sovereign Military Order of MaltaPresident Faure sends message of condolence to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

04.05.2020

President Faure has sent his condolences to the H.E the Grand Commander Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas, Lieutenant ad interim, acting as head of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, ... | read |
The Netherlands express gratitude to the SeychellesThe Netherlands express gratitude to the Seychelles

30.04.2020

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Seychelles, H.E. Ambassador Frans Makken, has written to the Seychelles Government expressing Netherlands gratitude for the assistance provided to its nationals, who have found ... | read |
A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19

30.04.2020

There will be no return to the “old normal”, governments must actto create a new economy and more jobs.   NEW YORK, 27 APRIL 2020—The urgent health crisis that is COVID-19 has created a historic ... | read |
U.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Assistance to SeychellesU.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Assistance to Seychelles

28.04.2020

April 28, 2020: The U.S. Embassy in Mauritius and Seychelles and the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) have donated 2900 KN95 masks and 200 face shields to the Seychelles Department of Health. The protective ... | read |
Press CommuniquePress Communique

27.04.2020

For information regarding repatriation to and from Seychelles, please view the Air Seychelles link: https://www.airseychelles.com/en-sc/HMRepatriationFlights ... | read |