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Le Président Michel adresse ses félicitations au Président Hollande pour la Fête du 14 Juillet en France

14.07.2015

A l’occasion de la fête nationale de la République Française, le Président James Michel a adressé un message à son homologue François Hollande à qui il  a tenu à exprimer ses très vives félicitations et ... | read |
Seychelles declared as a “White List “ Country by IMO

14.07.2015

The IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, meeting at the IMO London headquarters at its 95th session from the 3rd and running through the 12th of June 2015, has added Seychelles to the IMO ‘White List’, this ... | read |
Seychelles Calls for Targeted Support for SIDSSeychelles Calls for Targeted Support for SIDS

14.07.2015

The Seychelles Vice President has called for targeted support for small economies or developing countries as a key component in facilitating the meaningful participation of Small Island Developing States in world trade and enabling sustainable ... | read |
Seychelles has called on World Leaders to Create a Financing Framework that Better Empowers Developing CountriesSeychelles has called on World Leaders to Create a Financing Framework that Better Empowers Developing Countries

13.07.2015

The Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles has called upon the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) to adopt a Vulnerability Index as a means of having a more rounded view of ... | read |
Visa-free travel agreement between Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates comes into force

13.07.2015

President James Michel has commended the excellent relationship between the Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates, as a visa waiver agreement between the two countries comes into force this week. “The coming into force of ... | read |
EASF Peace Fund Preparatory conference held as Seychelles Chairs GroupingEASF Peace Fund Preparatory conference held as Seychelles Chairs Grouping

11.07.2015

The Republic of Seychelles has taken on the chairmanship of the East Africa Standby Force. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Joël Morgan has hosted the East Africa Standby Force Peace Fund Preparatory Conference Committee ... | read |
Seychelles set to take Chairmanship of CGPCS in 2016Seychelles set to take Chairmanship of CGPCS in 2016

11.07.2015

The Republic of Seychelles has played a key role in ensuring maritime safety and bringing an end to the scourge of Somali based piracy. Seychelles has been an active member of the Contact Group on ... | read |
Seychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay presents letters of Accreditation to HM King Willem-Alexander in NetherlandsSeychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay presents letters of Accreditation to HM King Willem-Alexander in Netherlands

09.07.2015

Seychelles Ambassador Selby Pillay has been accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands after having presented his Credentials to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander at the Nooreinde Palace, in The Hague. The main thrust of the ... | read |
Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.Seychelles first resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents Letters of Credence to President Maithripala Sirisena.

08.07.2015

High Commissioner Philippe Le Gall, who was posted in China till April this year, has presented his credentials today to Maithripala Sirinesa, President of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka.  In his message, ... | read |
Indian Special envoy delivers letters of Invitation for third India-Africa Forum SummitIndian Special envoy delivers letters of Invitation for third India-Africa Forum Summit

06.07.2015

The Special Envoy of the Republic of India, Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on behalf of Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India, Sushma Swaraj has delivered ... | read |
Seychelles graduates to High-Income Country Status according to World Bank standardsSeychelles graduates to High-Income Country Status according to World Bank standards

06.07.2015

President James Michel has welcomed the fact that Seychelles' economic progress has been recognised by the World Bank this week as it has graduated to the status of ‘High-Income’ country within the World Bank classification. ... | read |
University of Seychelles and University of Mataram in Indonesia deepen ties and explore Blue EconomyUniversity of Seychelles and University of Mataram in Indonesia deepen ties and explore Blue Economy

06.07.2015

On 29th June 2015, Ambassador Waven William signed on behalf of the University of Seychelles a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Mataram, Indonesia. Prof. Sunarpi signed on behalf of the University of Mataram. ... | read |
Seychelles Embassy in Addis Ababa Celebrates National Day with Local Diplomatic CommunitySeychelles Embassy in Addis Ababa Celebrates National Day with Local Diplomatic Community

06.07.2015

The Embassy of the Republic of Seychelles in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has celebrated the Seychelles National Day for the first time since the establishment of the Embassy in August 2012, with a cocktail reception held ... | read |
President Michel send message of condolence to Indonesia following military aircraft disasterPresident Michel send message of condolence to Indonesia following military aircraft disaster

01.07.2015

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles expressed profound sorrow to Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia following the Indonesian Air Force aircraft disaster, which claimed the lives of all ... | read |
“We are more determined than ever to continue investing in inter-island partnership”“We are more determined than ever to continue investing in inter-island partnership”

01.07.2015

Seychelles President James Michel hosted an official reception at the State House this evening, in honour of President Tommy Esang Remengesau of the Republic of Palau, that was attended by Seychellois and Palauan dignitaries as ... | read |
Seychelles and Palau - A shared vision for the development of Small Island Developing StatesSeychelles and Palau - A shared vision for the development of Small Island Developing States

30.06.2015

Seychelles President James Michel welcomed Palauan President Tommy Esang Remengesau at State House this morning, where the two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting. They were joined for further discussions by the Vice-President, ... | read |
Palauan President arrives in Seychelles as guest of honour for 39th National Day CelebrationsPalauan President arrives in Seychelles as guest of honour for 39th National Day Celebrations

29.06.2015

President of the Republic of Palau, Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau, arrived in Seychelles on Sunday afternoon and will be guest of honour at the Seychelles National Day celebrations on the 29th of June. The Palauan ... | read |
13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee: Seychelles takes firm stance on the European Union following "tax havens" listing13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee: Seychelles takes firm stance on the European Union following "tax havens" listing

27.06.2015

At the 13th meeting of the Joint ACP-EU Ministerial Trade Committee (Brussels - 26th June), Ambassador Barry Faure, Secretary of State in the Department of Foreign Affairs, joined the ACP Group to denounce the publication ... | read |
Le Président Michel condamne avec la plus grande vigueur l’attentat terroriste de SousseLe Président Michel condamne avec la plus grande vigueur l’attentat terroriste de Sousse

27.06.2015

Le Président James Michel  a  exprimé sa solidarité au peuple tunisien à la suite de l’attaque terroriste dans la ville touristique de Sousse qui a coûté la vie de 39 personnes dont des touristes étrangers, et ... | read |
President MIchel condemns acts of terror and send condolences to Kuwait following suicide bombingPresident MIchel condemns acts of terror and send condolences to Kuwait following suicide bombing

27.06.2015

President James Michel has sent a message of condolence to His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad AI Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, on behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles following ... | read |