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President Faure Extends Condolences to Indonesia

08.08.2018

President Faure has extended a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Joko Widodo, following the devastating earthquake that struck the islands of Lombok and Bali, claiming the lives ... | read |
Seychelles undergoes its first session with the United Nations Committee against TortureSeychelles undergoes its first session with the United Nations Committee against Torture

08.08.2018

As a party to the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT), Seychelles has the obligation to periodically report to the Committee against Torture on its achievements ... | read |
President Danny Faure’s Statement at the 20th COMESA Summit, Lusaka, 18th – 19th July 2018 Boosting the region’s maritime infrastructure and security

30.07.2018

President Danny Faure has called for the Regional Economic Community to elevate its levels of engagement with regards to maritime infrastructure and maritime security. “Effecting real regional integration can be deemed a futile exercise, the ... | read |
New Visa Procedure for Canada

25.07.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public of Seychelles that, effective from July 31, 2018, citizens between the ages of 14 and 79 years inclusively who apply to temporarily or permanently ... | read |
Resignation of Mr. Gaetan Barallon as Honorary Consul General of Seychelles in Australia

24.07.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the public and its partners that Mr. Gaetan Barallon has tendered his resignation as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Seychelles in Australia. Mr. Barallon’s ... | read |
COMESA Council of Ministers and Meeting of Minsters of Foreign Affairs endorse Seychelles nominations of Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd and Mr. Francis Lebon to key posts

18.07.2018

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the COMESA Authority has endorsed a new group COMESA Committee of Elders at its meeting that took place on 15th July 2018. The COMESA Committee of Elders supports diplomatic ... | read |
Seychelles Government participates at the 20th COMESA Summit of Heads of State and Government

18.07.2018

The Seychelles government is participating at the 20th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Authority that is taking place from the 9th to 19th ... | read |
Accreditation of new Seychelles Ambassador to IrelandAccreditation of new Seychelles Ambassador to Ireland

17.07.2018

Ambassador Derick Ally presented his credentials as non-resident Ambassador to Ireland to President Michael D. Higgins on Friday 13 July 2018 in Dublin.  During the audience Ambassador Ally thanked the President for Ireland’s historical and current ... | read |
Seychelles National passes away in Johannesburg South Africa

16.07.2018

The Seychelles High Commission in South Africa and the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) have confirmed the passing away of a Seychellois national by the name of Mr. Bertrand Bijoux that occurred in Johannesburg this ... | read |
Le Président Faure félicite le Président Macron à l’ occasion du 14 juillet et la victoire des Bleus

16.07.2018

Le Président de la République, Monsieur Danny Faure, a adressé ses félicitations à son homologue Emmanuel Macron, à l’occasion du 14 Juillet, Fête nationale de la France. « A l’occasion de la fête nationale de ... | read |
President Faure Extends Condolences to Japan

13.07.2018

President Faure has extended a message of condolences to the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, following the landslides and torrential rain that caused the loss of precious lives, structural damage and ... | read |
Accreditation of New Seychelles Ambassador to JapanAccreditation of New Seychelles Ambassador to Japan

13.07.2018

Seychelles resident Ambassador in Beijing, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, has presented her Letters of Credence to His Majesty Emperor Akihito in a ceremony held at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on 5th July 2018. During ... | read |
President Faure sends congratulatory message to re-elected President of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan

09.07.2018

President Danny Faure extended his sincere congratulations on behalf of the Government and the People of Seychelles on the re-election of the President of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Your ... | read |
President Faure congratulates newly-elected President of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador

09.07.2018

President Danny Faure has sent a message of congratulations to the newly-elected President of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador.  In his message President Faure reiterated that this year marks 42 years ... | read |
Joint Communiqué on the Occasion of the 4th Session of the Seychelles-Cyprus Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Industrial CooperationJoint Communiqué on the Occasion of the 4th Session of the Seychelles-Cyprus Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Industrial Cooperation

04.07.2018

Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State, Executive Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, hosted Mrs Georghia Solomonidou-Christofidou, Director of Planning, Directorate for European Programmes Coordination and Development, H.E ... | read |
H.R.H Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Official Visit

04.07.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the arrival of H.R.H Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as the special envoy of H.R.H Prince ... | read |
The Scope of Peace and Security should also encompass the Maritime Domain

03.07.2018

The 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union which was being held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, was closed on 2nd July 2018. The last day of the Summit offered another suitable platform for ... | read |
Accréditation de l’Ambassadeur SylvestreAccréditation de l’Ambassadeur Sylvestre

03.07.2018

Ce mercredi 27 juin 2018 au cours d’une cérémonie au palais princier de Monaco, l’ambassadeur extraordinaire et plénipotentiaire de la République des Seychelles en France, Monsieur Sylvestre Radegonde, a présenté à Son Altesse Sérénissime le ... | read |
Vice President attends AU Summit in Nouakchott, Mauritania

02.07.2018

Vice President Vincent Meriton is representing Seychelles President Danny Faure at the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union being held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, from 1st to 2nd July 2018. The Assembly, ... | read |
Guest of Honour for 42nd Anniversary of Seychelles Independence: Commonwealth Secretary GeneralGuest of Honour for 42nd Anniversary of Seychelles Independence: Commonwealth Secretary General

20.06.2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs is happy to announce that the guest of honour, on the occasion of the 42nd Anniversary of our Independence, will  be the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Mrs Patricia Scotland.... | read |